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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Montgomeryshire
Town
Sarnau
County
Powys
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17415
Current location

The Parish Church in Sarnau was called St John's Church which is now redundant.
St Johns Church (Redundant)
Sarnau
Montgomeryshire
Powys
SA44 6QS
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 31548 51075
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Lych gate with associated wooden board.
Inscription
On gate: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR On board: TO JESUS OUR PATTERN / AND IN REVERENT AND LOVING/ MEMORY OF THOSE OUR SONS/ AND BROTEHRS WHO IN THE/ HOUR OF THEIR COUNTRY'S/ PERIL SET THE SAFETY OF OTHERS BEFORE THEIR/ OWN LIVES AND DIED IN THE/ 1914 GREAT WAR 1918/ (Names) THIS GATE IS DEDICATED BY THE MEMBERS OF /THE CONGREGATION OF PENRHOS CHURCH/ THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY/ NIGHT AND DAY / I SAMUEL XXVI 6
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
LYCH GATE RE-ROOFED (1999). BOARD REQUIRES TREATMENT FOR WOODWORM (1999) AS LETTERING INDISTINCT
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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