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Rollo Gillespie Monument

Situated in The Square in Comber, it was erected in 1845 to commemorate the bravery of Major General Robert 'Rollo' Gillespie born in the town in 1766. A list of his battles can be found on the sides of the pillar. Whilst leading an attack on a fort, highin the Himalayas, Gillespie went on despite having no ammunition shouting "one more shot for the honour of Down".

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Rollo Gillespie Monument

Comber Square
County Down
BT23 5DX
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T: (028) 9182 6846
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