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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Anglesey
Town
Menai Bridge
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Maker
MR HAROLD HUGHES FSA RCA ARIBA MA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Before 22nd April 1921
    Attended by: Lieutenant-General Sir Philip Chetwode K.C.B., K.C.M.G., D.S.O.
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 55108 71738
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
Upper part of base is WW1 and lower part WW2 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) OTHER FACES: (NAMES) ALSO OF TWO FROM OVERSEAS / BURIED IN THIS CHURCHYARD. / (Two WW1 names) ALSO OF THE FOLLOWING / WHO DIED ON HOME SERVICE. / (Six WW1 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, initials, surname, battalion, regiment, date died, place of death
    Order of information: regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, regiment, date of death, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, initials, surname, ship, date of death, place of death
    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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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