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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Meirionnydd
Town
Rhiwbryfdir
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C1920s
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17417
Current location

Glanypwyll Rd/ A470
Rhiwbryfdir
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
LL41 3HS
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 697 463
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Large slate tablet with brick pillars each side standing on a stepped base with surrounding paved area and railings. Engraved leeks at top corners and lettering in gold.
Inscription
FOR GOD/ KING & COUNTRY/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN/ THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ EMPLYEES OF/ THE OAKELEY SLATE QUARRIES CO. LTD./ 1914-1919/ (Names)/ "MEWN ANCOF NI CHANT FOD"/ DESIGNED AND ENGRAVED BY D.O. ROBERTS 1919/ ROBERT H. JONES, MANAGER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davies, Richard
Davies, Robert R
Ellis, William
Griffiths, William
Hughes, Francis
Hughes, Robert
Hughes, Thomas O
Hughes, William
Jones, David D
Jones, Elias
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,place of death,forename,address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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