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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Wrexham
Town
Pen-y-cae
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17876
Current location

SMALL MEMORIAL GARDEN
Hall St
Pen-y-cae
Wrexham
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 280 452
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
SOLDIER IN CAP AND GREATCOAT, IN MOURNING POSE WITH HEAD BOWED AND RIFLE REVERSED. ON RECTANGULAR PILLAR AND THREE STEPPED BASE.
Inscription
EU HEINIOES LAWR ROE SANT-YNSIRIOL/ ABREIN'AU DESOL I NI BRYNASANT (TRANS: THEIR LIVES THEY GAVE - CHEERFULLY AND SO SECURED FOR US THE BEST OF LIFES PRIVILEGES)/ TO THE GLORY. OF/ GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE BRAVE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914/ 1918/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ ER COF SERCHOG AM/ Y BECHGYN A GWYMPODD YN YR AIL/ RYFEL MAWR (TRANS: IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE BOYS WHO FELL IN THE SEOCND WORLS WAR)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES ON SIDES) 1939 - 1945/ GOFODAIL GOFIDAU - TAD A MAM/ TYDI MWY, DRWY'R OESAU/ DDYSI FFORDD I DDWYS GOFFHAU/ Y RHWYG O GOLLI'R HOGIAU. R.W.P. (TRANS: FROM THE MONUMENT TO THE SORROWS, FATHER AND MOTHER, THOU HENCEFORTH THROUGHOUT THE AGES, WILL TEACH THE WAY TO SADLY REMEMBER, THE GRAVE LOSS OF LOSING THE YOUNG MEN. ROBERT WILLIAM PARRY)/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ SURELY THEY SLEEP CONTENT, OUR VALIANT DEAD/ FALLEN UNTIMELY IN THE SAVAGE STRIFE/ THEY HAVE BUT FOLLOWED WHITHER DUTY LED/ TO FIND A FULLER LIFE A.L.J.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bodenham, Reginald
Davies, David
Edwards, Charles
Fail, William
Fenner, Alfred Reginald
Griffiths, William
Hanmer, John Edward
Hopwood, Donald
Howell, Norman Thomas
Humphreys, R J
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    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
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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