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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Wrexham
Town
Rhosllanerchrugog
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17894
Current location

ON TOP OF A HILL
Hill St
Rhosllanerchrugog
Wrexham
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 300 473
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
FIGURE OF A SOLDIER IN CAP AND GREATCOAT, IN MOURNING POSE WITH HEAD BOWED AND RIFLE REVERSED. ON RECTANGULAR PYLON AND TWO STEPPED BASE. FLANKED BY MARBLE PANELS WITH WW2 NAMES
Inscription
O BARCH I GOFFADWRIAETH/ MEIBION DEWR Y RHOS/ A ROES EU BYWYD YN ABERTH/ DROS EU GWLAD YN Y RHYFEL MAWR (TRANS: IN RESPECTFUL MEMORY OF THE BRAVE MEN OF RHOS WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR)/ TO/ THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ THE BRAVE MEN OF RHOS/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 100
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 53
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 53
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
History
SUBJECTED TO VANDALISM (WREXHAM MAIL 11 JUNE 1998). VANDALS DAMAGED THE FLOWER HOLDERS IN FRONT AND THREW THEM ON TO THE MOTORWAY.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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