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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Delyn
Town
Sychdyn / Soughton
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr W Mansley (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 March 1921
    Attended by: Mr C L Williams JP, County Councillor
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 March 1921
    Attended by: Undefined
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36564

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Current location

Bowling Green
Vownog
Sychdyn / Soughton
Delyn
Clwyd
CH7 6ED
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 24404 66534
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE SANDSTONE GATEWAY. LOWER CURVED WALL AT EITHER SIDE. MARBLE TABLETS AT SIDES OF GATEWAY BEAR NAMES AND FURTHER TABLET ABOVE BEARS INSCRIPTION. ADDITIONAL METAL PLAQUE SET INTO WROUGHT IRON GATE BEARS WW1 INSCRIPTION AND NAMES IN RAISED LETTERING.
Inscription
1914 1918/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ THIS VILLAGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ JUSTICE AND RIGHT IN THE GREAT WAR/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ (NAMES)/ "DUTY NOBLY DONE" (ON PLAQUE SET INTO GATE): 1939 WORLD WAR 1945/ ERECTED IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ THEIR LIVES FORFEIT - THEIR GLORY UNDYING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brookes, Walter
Chambers, Walter
Davey, Walter B
Driver, William B
Hewitt, Thomas C
Hodgkinson, William T
James, Daniel
Jones, Edward L P
Jones, Walter
Marsh, John H
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: depth C 2000MM, height C 3500MM, width C 7000MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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