Private Robert Morrow V.C.
The Newmills War Hero
Memorials : The Robert Morrow Mural
The final ceremony of the evening on the evening of Thursday 21st May 2015 was the unveiling of a mural of Private Morrow which had been painted inside the Newmills Orange Hall by Cookstown artist Denis Ferguson.
Newmills Orange Hall
The mural was unveiled by WM of LOL 183, Wor. Bro. Stephen Wilson and by the President of the Newmills Branch Apprentice Boys of Derry, Eric Wallace.
The Robert Morrow Mural
WW1 artefacts were on display and details of the work involved with the footbridge were outlined by Wor. Bro. Stephen Wilson.
Drew Robinson gave an account of the activities of the VC Group since its formation in February 2014.
Dessie Gordon, of the Friends of the Somme Mid Ulster Branch, gave a brief presentation on Private Morrow V.C.
Master of Ceremonies for the night, the Rev William Anderson, brought the historic event to a close by reading a very moving letter the VC group had just received from a relative of Private Morrow VC in USA.
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