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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Wrexham
Town
Overton
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17874
Current location

High Street
Overton
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL13 0FB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 37294 41790
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Short pylon on chamfered base raised on stepped plinth. Low relief laurel wreath on front face.
Inscription
Six o'clock face: AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ 'THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE' Nine o'clock face: (Names)/ 'WE WILL REMEMBER THEM'
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, F
Bristow, T
Burdett, W E
Davies, T E
Durdle, A
Edwards, R
Edwards, W
Ethelston, H W
Eyton, R W
Fitzjohn, F D
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rnk
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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