UVF For God And Ulster

Large UVF emblem off Blenheim Drive, Newtownards.

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney

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Gone But Not Forgotten

“In memory of all our fallen comrades both in the 1st WW Battle Of The Somme and the fight against republicanism from the officers and volunteers of Newtownards – East Belfast Ulster Volunteer Force. Gone but not forgotten.” WWI regimental flags are suspended above the memorial. The actual Scrabo tower, depicted in the left medallion, is visible to the right of frame.

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The Union Jack

“The Union Jack – its construction and how to use it. ” The text describes the composition of the Union Flag from the St George’s Cross, St Andrew’s Saltire, and St Patrick’s Cross, and how to fly it properly: “In flying the flag, the broad white stripe of the cross of St Andrew should be next to the mast.” Also shown are Britannia astride the globe, a king and queen, a lion, naval boats and a sub, the flowers of the “home nations”, Titanic, and Belfast city hall with a H&W crane in the background. Blenheim Drive, Newtownards.

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West Winds UVF

“Dedicated to the memory of our lost volunteers who made the supreme sacrifice. Gone but not forgotten.” The inclusion of the PAF [Protestant Action Force] in this UVF/YCV mural in the Westwinds estate, Newtownards, makes it refer to the modern paramilitary force, but the flags on the right of the UVF emblem are WWI regimental flags, making it refer to the Ulster Volunteers. For a similar mix, see YCV-UVF-RHC. Anson Gardens, Newtownards.

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Copyright © 2007 Peter Moloney