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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Carmarthen
Town
Abergwili
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: MAJ W G MORRIS OF ABERGWILI
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of St Davids
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17432
Current location

High St (a40)
Abergwili
Carmarthen
Dyfed
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 438 210
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
WHEEL CROSS OF STONE. CELTIC-STYLE DESIGN IN RELIEF ON HEAD AND SHAFT OF CROSS. CROSS STANDS ON STONE PLINTH WHICH BEARS NAMES AND INSCRIPTON IN BLACK LETTERING. PLINTH SURMOUNTS THREE-STEPPED STONE BASE. TOP STEP OF BASE BEARS INSCRIPTION. WHOLE STANDS IN PAVED AREA SURROUNDED BY RAILINGS.
Inscription
(FRONT) IN MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING MEN OF/ THIS VILLAGE AND DISTRICT/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (NAMES)/ "NI CHARASANT EU HEINIOES HYD ANGEU" (TRANS: THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES UNTO GOD)/ (SIDE PANEL) ABERGWILI AND DISTRICT/ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE 2ND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)/ MEWN ANCHOF NI CHANT FOD (TRANS: THEY SHALL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Dempster, R G D
Edmonton, Mary Evans
Harries, D T
Howell, D
Jones, D J
Jones, W
Lloyd, T
Morris, S D
Rees, W M
Rockingham, E
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1700MM, height 3100MM, width 1700MM
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
SOME WEATHERING TO LETTERING
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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