UVF, “D” Company, 1st Battalion Ballysillan

Categories: , , .


Address: Ballysillan Road, Ballysillan.
Commemorating: Fallen Volunteers of "D" Company, 1st Battalion Ballysillan, Ulster Volunteer Force.
Commissioned by: Not known [UVF].
Date unveiled: Not known
Notes: Mural 22. 740

Six plaques in total.
Plaques read, from bottom to top clockwise: 1) “In proud memory of the officers and Volunteers of D Company 1st Battalion Ulster Volunteer Force For God and Ulster”. 2) “In memory of Major Patrick McEvoy Lest we forget”. 3) “In proud memory of Volunteer David (Davey) Phillips Taken by cowards Sunday 12 July 1998 Sadly missed by his friends and comrades of 'D' Company Ballysillan Lest we forget”. 4) “In memory of Lt. Col. John Dowey Bingham Killed by the enemies of Ulster 14th September 1986 Remembered by officers and members of 1st Batt. 'D.' Coy. Ballysillan – Lest we forget -”. 5) “In memory of Major Thomas Stewart Lest we forget”. 6) “In memory of Martin Chin Taylor Lest we forget”.
Plaques show, from bottom to top clockwise: 1) the UVF symbol. 2) the YCV and UVF symbols. Two Volunteers paying their tribute with bowed heads. The PAF symbol. 3) variant of YCV symbol surmounted by a crown 4) the UVF symbol. Two Volunteers paying their tribute with bowed heads. 5) the PAF and YCV symbols. Two Volunteers paying their tribute with bowed heads. The UVF symbol. 6) the UVF symbol. Image of a cenotaph with a Loyalist figure inscribed in it. Clover and red hand.
Iron gates in front of the mural show “YCV D. Coy” crest and “UVF Ballysillan” crest.