Holyhead

WM reference
2031
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 15th September 1923
Current location

OPPOSITE VICTORIA TERRACE
Victoria Sq
Holyhead
Anglesey
Gwynedd
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SH 246 823
Denomination: Undefined

Description

CENOTAPH ON TWO STEPPED BASE. ADDED TABLETS ON NARROW SIDES OF BASE RECORD NAMES OF FALLEN OF WW2 AND FALKLANDS. BROAD SIDES HAVE WELSH AND ENGLISH INSCRIPTIONS IN BRONZE LETTERING. RELIEF OF SOLDIER AND SAILOR ON LEFT AND RIGHT FACES SWORD OF SACRIFICE AND NAME PANELS ON FRONT FACE

Inscription

GWRONIAID Y/ RYHFEL MAWR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ CYFODWYD Y GOLOFN HON GAN/ DRIGOLION CAERGYBI ER COF AM/ Y RHAI A FU FARW DROS RYDDID/ CYFIAWNDER (...) WAREIDDIAD/

Inscription legible?

No

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Falklands Conflict (1982)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Cenotaph
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listed?: No

Component

Plaques
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 15th September 1923
Attended by: SIR R H WILLIAMS-BULKELEY

History

2006: Telephone call from member of the public reported that the names were difficult to read

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

PROG: 15TH SEPT 1923

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

Reference

Other website http://www.anglesey.info/Holyhead%20War%20Memorial%20Front%202%20230105.jpg

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