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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Wrexham
Town
Bodhyfryd
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 15th November 1924
    Attended by: Lt General Sir Francis Lloyd GCVO KCB DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15th November 1924
    Attended by: Archbishop of Wales
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17816
Current location

Bodhyfryd And Chester Road Jcn
Bodhyfryd
Wrexham
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 336 506
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Regent St And Grosvenor Rd Jcn
    Wrexham
    Wrexham
    Clwyd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SJ 331 505
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRONZE FIGURES ASHLAR PEDESTAL AND FLANKING WALLS. CENTRAL PEDESTAL SURMOUNTED BY FIGURES IN 18TH CENTURY AND 20TH CENTURY UNIFORMS OF THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS. INSCRIPTION COMMEMORATING THE DEAD OF WW1 ON THE PEDESTAL, WHICH IS FLANKED BY LOW QUADRANT WALLS WHICH CARRY WW2 INSCRIPTONS AND HAVE LAUREL-BAND CORNICE AND RAKING COPINGS. WALLS TERMINATE IN STEPPED PIERS WITH SEGMENTAL CAPS AND LOW RELIEF EMBLEMS.
Inscription
PLINTH: TO THE/ IMMORTAL MEMORY/ OF THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS/ DUW CADWR BRENIN/ DROS RHYDDID COLLASANT EU GWAED WALL LEFT: HEFYD I GOFIO'R FFIWSILWYR CYMREIG BRENHINOL/ A SYRTHIODD YN YR AIL RHYFEL MAWR 1939-1945 WALL RIGHT: ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE ROYAL WELCHMEN/ WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Ashlar
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
2004: SCULTPTURE RESTORED TO FIX EFFECTS OF RUSTING AND EXPANSION OF THE BRONZE WHICH HAD CAUSED FRACTURES
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A VARIOUS Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE
  • Research files of Richard Morris OBE No.21

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