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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Gwynedd
Town
Talysarn
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: May 1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13389
Current location

St John's Church (Redundant)
Church Street
Talysarn
Gwynedd
Gwynedd
LL54 6HP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 48877 53039
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Previous locations
  • January 2019 Reported that after the quarry closed they were placed outside St John's Church Talysarn. St John's is now being sold the memorials are with the local undertakers for safe keeping but are to be placed in the Macpelah Cemetry in Penygroes.
    Local Undertakers Firm
    Gwynedd
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Dorothea Quarry
    Talysarn
    Arfon
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
TABLET SURMOUNTING BRICK BASE WITH GRAVEL ON THE GROUND AROUND IT
Inscription
CHWARELAU DOROTHEA. / GOSODWYD YR AWRLAIS UCHOD ER COFFADWRIAETH AM HEDDWCH, AC AM / Y RHAI O'R CHWARELAU HYN A GOLLASANT EU BYWYDAU YN Y RHYFEL MAWR, / 1914 - 1918. / (NAMES) / "BUONT FEIRW I NI GAEL BYW, / MEWN ANGHOF NI CHANT FOD." / H.H.J. PENYGROES. MEDI, 1920.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, James
Dawson, James
Fraser, Henry C
Gillanders, J Erwin
Oliver, Walter H
Rae, John D
Robertson, Thomas
Smith, Joseph
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, year died,place of death,forename,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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