Gregg & Carson

John “Grug” Gregg and Robert “Rab” Carson of the UDA’s Southeast Antrim brigade were killed on February 1st, 2003, on orders from Johnny Adair of the West Belfast brigade after Gregg and other brigade bosses voted to expel Adair from the UDA (October 2002). Knockenagh Avenue, Newtownabbey. Replaces the Cloughfern Eddie.

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Welcome To New Mossley

2010 image of the New Mossley mosaic in Ballyearl Drive, with various UVF insignia above from previous murals. “This mosaic reflects the cultural & industrial heritage of the area. New Mossley Community Group is proud to be part of this project and hope it gives pleasure to everyone. We would like to thank the Arts Council and Groundwork for their help and support. Unveiled by Jeanette Ervine, Dawn Purvis MLA, Mena Mitchell 17th January 2009.”

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We Won’t Have Home Rule

Northern Protestants prepare to resistance the Home Rule act. Clockwise from top left, gun-running on the Clyde Valley, the Covenant, Carson and the Central Antrim Volunteers (see also M04206), mounted rifles of the Ulster Volunteers (see also M00545).

The plaque reads “They shall not grow old/As those who were left behind grow old//Age shall not weary them/Or the years condemn//As the going down of the sun/And in the morning//We will remember them” (Binyon ‘For The Fallen‘)

Forhill Drive, Ballyduff, Newtownabbey.

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The Fallen Of The 36th (Ulster) Division

“The Billy Greer Somme memorial garden was opened by Jamesy “The Piper” Walker on the 14th December 2007. Dedicated to the fallen of the 36th (Ulster) Division at the battle of the Somme 1st July 1916. We will remember them.” Greer, East Antrim UVF commander, died in July 2006 (Mulvenna).

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