Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Arfon
Town
Bangor
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 1st November 1923
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24474

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Current location

On the W/North Wales Campus
University College of North Wales
College Road
Bangor
Arfon
Gwynedd
LL57 2DG
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 57949 72359
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Laboratories with tablets bearing dedicatory inscriptions set into wall on either side of entrance.
Inscription
Tablet, on left side of doorway: ER COF AM DDEWRION/ GWYNEDD A PHOWYS/ THESE LABORATORIES TOGETHER WITH/ THE MEMORIAL ARCHWAY/ WERE ERECTED IN HONOUR OF/ THE MEN OF NORTH WALES/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918 Tablet, on right side of doorway: GOSODWYD Y GARREG HON GAN/ EDWARD TYWYSOG CYMRU/ I TACHWEDD 1923/ HVNG LAPIDEM POSVIT EDWARDVS PRINCEPS WALLIAE/ KAL NOV MCM XXIII
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Comments: The donations received towards the Memorial Science Buildings between 1917 and 1930 were: (a) to the North Wales Heroes' Memorial Fund - Sir Robert J. Thomas Burt, £20,000, David Davies Esq., Ll. D., £5,000, H. R. Davies Esq M. A., Ll. D., J. P., £2,000, Sir A. L. Jones Trustees, £1,500, J. R. Davies Esq., £1,000, Sir D. S. Davies, £1,000, Lord Gladstone of Hawarden, £1,000, R. Rees Thomas Esq., £1,000, Lord Leverhulme, £1,000; (b) to the College Fund - Miss Mary F. Rathbone, £5,000, Messrs. Courtaulds Ltd., £2,000, H. R. Davies Esq., M. A., Ll.D., J. P., £1,000; (c) to the Challenge Fund - Lord Gladstone of Hawarden, £3,000, H. R. Davies Esq., M. A., Ll.D., J. P., £1,250, Sir Robert J. Thomas Burt, £1,250, Sir Howell J. Williams, D. L., J. P., £1,000.

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

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