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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Anglesey
Town
Menai Bridge
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR HAROLD HUGHES FSA RCA ARIBA MA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1921
    Attended by: GENERAL SIR PHILIP CHETWODE KCB KCMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24462
Current location

The memorial is located on the summit of the bluff overlooking the Menai Straits.
St Tysilio's Church
Church Island
Menai Bridge
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL59 5HD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 55136 71690
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
SQUARE BASE SURMOUNTED BY RAKING STEP, PLINTH WITH ROUNDED SIDES AND TALL IN-FILLED CELTIC WHEEL CROSS. INSCRIPTION ON THE SIDES OF THE PLINTH AND STEP IN BLACK LETTERING
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD AND IN/ MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO/ FELL IN THE/ WAR 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME/ LIVETH FOR/ EVERMORE/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) OTERH FACES: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
no
Names on memorial
Alford, J C
Branwood, L
Connington, A W
Davies, A C
Davies, D E
Davies, J R
Davies, W O
Dibben, W R
Eardley, H
Edwards, A S
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 49
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 18FT
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Condition
History
SOME DAMAGE FROM BIRD DROPPINGS. SOME OF INSCRIPTION HARD TO READ
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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