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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Alyn And Deeside
Town
Caergwrle
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2963
Current location

Wrexham Road
Caergwrle
Alyn And Deeside
Clwyd
LL12 9DG
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30597 57365
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped square base surmounted by double stepped plinth, squat shaft and Celtic cross. Inscription in black lettering on the sides of the shaft and plinth. Carved Celtic knot work design on the face of the cross.
Inscription
(6 o' clock face): 1914 1918/ TO THE GLORY/ OF GOD/ AND IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/THANKS BE TO GOD, WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY. (9 o' clock face): 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astbury, H T
Bate, G B
Bunnel, T J
Collins, H S
Davies, Albert
Davies, D
Davies, G
Davies, G V
Davies, M
Davies, W
See details for all 60 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 60
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 60
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 14FT
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
REPORT ON VANDALS IN MEMORIAL GARDEN - EVENING LEADER 11 APRIL 1996 - IN FILE Report on Vandals in memorial garden - Evening Leader 6 February 1998 - in file
Costs

Site: £1600

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

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