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Memorial details

Memorial type
Flag or banner
District
Rhuddlan
Town
St Asaph
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Regimental Memorials, First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17801

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Current location

Cathedral Church of Saints Asaph and Cyndeym
A525 High Street
St Asaph
Rhuddlan
Clwyd
LL17 0RD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 03890 74302
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Memorial Standards with associated brass plaque
Inscription
THE 16TH BATTALION/ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS/WAS FORMED AT LLANDUDNO/IN NOVEMBER 1914 BY/COL. T.A.WYNNE-EDWARDS V.D./IT SERVED IN FRANCE AND/BELGIUM 1915-1918/./ON NOV 17TH 1918, BEING THE/FIRST BRITISH UNIT TO ENTER/THE VILLAGE OF OBRECHIES/AFTER THE EVACUATION BY THE/GERMANS, IT WAS PRESENTED/WITH A FLAG BY THE COMMUNITY./THIS FLAG TOGETHER WITH/THE KING'S COLOURS WERE DEPOSITED/IN THIS CATHEDRAL IN JUNE 1919/WHEN THE BATTALION WAS /DISBANDED
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Regimental Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Flag
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Fabric
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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