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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Glyndwr
Town
Corwen
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Unknown
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: After 21st October 1924
    Attended by: Col. Jelf Reveley, Dolgelley (sic)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17804
Current location

Entrance Gates to Recreation Ground
Corwen Recreation Ground
Green Lane
Corwen
Glyndwr
Clwyd
LL21 0BD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 07879 43626
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cast iron gates. Paired main gates are flanked by hollow piers and there are flat piers to either side of the foot gates. Gates and piers are enriched with scrollwork decoration and are surmounted by ornate scrolled finials. Memorial panels are attached to the main piers with the later panels attached to the gates themselves.
Inscription
CORWEN / WAR MEMORIAL IN HONOUR OF THE GALLANT / MEN OF THE DISTRICT WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / (names) IN HONOUR OF THE GALLANT / MEN OF THE DISTRICT WHO / FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / (names) ROLL OF HONOUR / 1939 - 1945 / (names) ROLL OF HONOUR / 1939 - 1945 / (names) (name) (name)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, Thos. D.
Clack, Bertram J.
Davies, Caradoc
Davies, David
Davies, Joseph H.
Davies, Thomas O.
Davies, Thos. O.
Edwards, David J.
Edwards, Ivor
Edwards, John D.
See details for all 64 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, regiment
    Order of information: surname, forename
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: regiment, rank, forename, surname, place and date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Unknown
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initial, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Cast Iron
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Western Mail - Tuesday 21 October 1924 CORWEN WAR MEMORIAL
  • Western Mail - Friday 07 November 1924 CORWEN MEMORIAL. UNVEILING BY LORD-LIEUTENANT ON ARMISTIC DAY.

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