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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Wrexham
Town
Ruabon
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR T H HOGG (Architect)
MESSRS ROBERTS & SON (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 1920
    Attended by: Archdeacon of Wrexham
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17899
Current location

ST MARYS CHURCH
Church St
Ruabon
Wrexham
Clwyd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 302 438
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
LYCHGATE. WOODEN AND STONE STRUCTURE WITH SLATE ROOF. WOODEN CROSS ON BEAM BEARS INSCRIPTION. MARBLE PLAQUES BEAR NAMES.
Inscription
INSIDE INSCRIPTION: 1914 - THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE 1918/ ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS/ (NAMES) OUTER INSCRIPTION: 1939 - 1945. 1914 - THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE - 1918/ (NAMES) CROSS: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alderson, G S
Barnes, Frank
Benion, R C
Campbell, C
Davies, H H
Davies, R
Davies, R D
Edwards, J R
Evans, W
Hampson, E
See details for all 41 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 41
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 41
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Site: £420

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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