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Memorial details

Memorial type
Clock or clock tower
District
Anglesey
Town
Gwalchmai
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR JOHN GRIFFITHS NIWM F/W
Ceremony

  • Date: July 2, 1926
    Attended by: Local people, no represenatives of military
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17399
Current location

On R/H side in Holyhead direction
at crossroads
Ty Rarrd
A5 Holyhead Rd
Gwalchmai
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL65 4PR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 38840 76297
Denomination: Undefined

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Inscription
'Yn Angof ni Chant Fod' Atgof serch am ddewrion Gwalchmai a'r Cylch a syrthiodd yn ( a thrwy) y Rhyfel Mawr 1914 - 1918. (trans: ' They will not be forgotten' A recollection of the bravery (of those) from Gwalchmai and District who fell in (and because of) the Great War 1914-1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Evans, Richard
Evans, Richard
Evans, Robert (pen Rallt Bach 26 Oed)
Griffith, John
Griffith, Thomas
Hallsworth, Albert V.
Hughes, John
Hughes, John
Hughes, Richard
Hughes, Robert
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names, place of home, year of death
    Order of information: Chronologically by year
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: name, place of home, year of death,age
    Order of information: Chronologically
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Costs

Comments: as above

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Community collection to raise money - £506 in total - to meet cost of memorial. Unveiling ceremony 02/07/1926. Minutes of Memorial Committee translate (from Welsh) that : "We have been a little slow but if we have, we will build a fitting memorial. It is likely that the clock will be most beautiful and justify intention." Mason - John Griffiths (Llangefni), Sculptor T.R. Williams (Llangefni), Moelfre quarry stone used. Memorial now the responsibility of Cyngor Bro Gwalchmai (Community Council)
Reference

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