War Memorials Committee
The Membership of the Committee is:
Mr David Cretney, MLC (Chair)
Mrs Daphne Caine, MHK (Vice Chair)
The Venerable Andrew Brown
Mr Keith Dalrymple FRICS, FCIoB and FRSA
Mr Robert Dowty
Mr Hector M Duff BEM MM LGdh TH
Mr Bruce Kirkham
The Terms of Reference for the Committee is:
The Committee will be responsible for -
- ensuring a proper registration of War Memorials throughout the Isle of Man
- encouraging the proper maintenance and upkeep of such Memorials and
- avoiding the destruction of, or overseeing the removal of, such Memorials by encouraging the owners or custodians to advise the Committee that such is likely prior to such actions being taken so as to enable the Committee to ascertain any actions that may be appropriate for them to safeguard the Memorial.
The establishment of the Committee will not remove the responsibility for War Memorials from Local Authorities.
Register of War Memorials
Protecting our War Memorials
The Committee wishes to draw the attention of Custodians to the practical guidance and assistance that is available from the War Memorials Trust and Historic England.
We strongly recommend that you visit their respective websites www.warmemorials.org and https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/war-memorials/.
The following links below may be of particular interest:
The Committee is required to produce an Annual Report to be published and made available on the Government website.