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Colwyn Bay

WM reference
2230
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 11 November 1922
Current location

Queens Gardens
Conway Road
Colwyn Bay
Colwyn
Clwyd
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SH 846 791
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Coed Pella Rd
Colwyn Bay
Colwyn
Clwyd
LL29 7AT
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SH 847 789
Denomination: Undefined

Description

SOLDIER STANDING AT EASE, LEFT FOOT FORWARD RESTING ON A ROCK. ASHLAR PYLON WITH FOUR STEPPED BASE, INSCRIPTION TO FRONT FACE AND NAMES ON PANELS TO SIDES. FLANKED BY CAST IRON LAMP STANDARDS TO EITHER SIDE. BELOW NAME PANELS, FRIEZES DEPICT (1) SOLDIERS MARCHING TO WAR ("MILITARY"); (2) THE DECK OF AN ARMED MERCHANT SHIP ("NAVAL"); (3) RETURNING SOLDIERS & SAILORS, SOME WOUNDED, AND NURSES ("THE HOMECOMING")

Inscription

(NORTH FACE): IN MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM/ COLWYN BAY/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918 (EAST FACE): (WW1/WW2 NAMES) (WEST FACE): (WW1/WW2 NAMES) (SOUTH FACE: (WW1 NAMES)/ KOREA 1950 - 1953/ (NAME)

Names on memorial

Aldred, V M
Anderson, A E
Beckett, B R
Beeston, E
Brlice, T
Cartmell, J D
Cawthry, H
Chadwick, H
Chamberlain, L
Clegg, W L
See details for all 174 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: Undefined
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count:
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: Undefined
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count:
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Korean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial: Undefined
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count:
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

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

Component

Figure
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11 November 1922
Attended by: LORD COLWYN

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

Unknown or N/A
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

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

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

Western Front Association Bulletin by Western Front Association June 2001. G.Edwards, The Borough of Colwyn Bay, a social history 1934-1974 (Colwyn. 1984)

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

Reference

Cadw ref 12/A/17 (3)

Reference

Photocopy (part)

Reference

Local Publication/Booklet pp. 164, 247. Ivor Wynne Jones and Norman Tucker: 'Colwyn Bay: Its History Across the Years' (Landmark Publishing

Reference

Colwyn Borough Council 1984, A Social History 1934-1974 by Geoffrey Edwards

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