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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Colwyn
Town
Abergele
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31098
Current location

St. Michael's Church
Church Street
Abergele
Colwyn
Clwyd
LL22 7SL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 94534 77648
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-stepped base surmounted by double plinth, shaft and wheel cross. Inscription on three sides of the plinth and front face of the top step in black lettering. Whole is enclosed by low wrought iron railings. Celtic knotwork design on the front face of the cross.
Inscription
6 O'CLOCK FACE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF/ THE GALLANT MEN FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919./ (NAMES)/ "DROS RYDDID COLLASANT EU GWAED" 3 AND 9 O'CLOCK FACE: (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Davies, Albert
Davies, Allen
Davies, David
Davies, John
Davies, John
Davies, John
Davies, Joseph
Davies, Robert Evan
Davies, William
Davies, William
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 74
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 74
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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