James Joseph Magennis, a War Memorial

James Joseph Magennis, a War Memorial (HM2GWT)

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N 54° 35.817', W 5° 55.813'

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1919 ~ 1986

This memorial
honours Belfastman & former
H.M.S. Ganges Boy (1935 DJX 144907)
Leading Seaman

who while serving as the diver
in H.M. Submarine XE111
was awarded the
Victoria Cross
for a feat of outstanding courage
and endurance in a successful attack
against the Japanese heavy cruiser
Takao, in the Johore Strait off
Singapore on 31~July 1945
He received his decoration
from King George VI
at Buckingham Palace
on 11~December 1945
This tribute to
Leading Seaman James J. Magennis V.C.
was unveiled by
the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor,
Councillor Robert Stoker
on Friday 8th October 1999.
It was commissioned by Belfast City Council
with assistance from the National Lottery Arts Fund
Sculptor: Elizabeth Linton McLaughlin
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Belfast City Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 310711 N 6053888
Decimal Degrees54.59695000, -5.93021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 35.817', W 5° 55.813'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 35' 49.02" N, 5° 55' 48.78" W
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