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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Dinefwr
Town
Ammanford
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1937
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36677
Current location

Iscennen Rd
Ammanford
Dinefwr
Dyfed
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 627 125
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMORIAL AVENUE OF TREES. STONE GATE POSTS AT ENTRANCE. WROUGHT IRON GATES AND FENCING. GATE POSTS BEAR WHITE MARBLE TABLETS. INSCRIPTION AND DEDICATION ON TWO NOWY-HEADED TABLETS AT TOP OF GATE-POSTS. NAMES ON LOWER TABLET. BLACK LETTERING. LAMPS ON TOP OF TWO GATE POSTS.
Inscription
BRITISH LEGION/ ERECTED BY THE AMMANFORD/ BRANCH/ OF THE BRITISH LEGION/ JULY 1937/ BRITISH LEGION/ 1914 1918/ IN COMMEMORATION OF THOSE/ WHO PAID THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE/ PRO PATRIA (NAMES) (ADDITIONAL TABLET): THIS MEMORIAL/ HAS BEEN REFURBISHED/ TO COMMEMORATE/ THE 80TH ANNIVERSARY/ OF THE ENDING OF/ THE FIRST WORLD WAR/ ON 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1918./ THE PROJECT WAS/ A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN/ AMMANFORD TOWN COUNCIL/ AND THE AMMANFORD BRANCH/ OF THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION./ THE GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION/ OF JOHN ANTHONY AND CO,/ MONUMENTAL MASONS OF/ AMMANFORD,/ IN PROVIDING THE TABLETS/ IS GREATLY APPRECIATED./ NOVEMBER 1998
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, S
Ashton, D J
Aubrey, W
Bailey, W
Davies, D
Davies, D J
Davies, D J
Davies, D J
Davies, E G
Davies, H P
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 89
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 89
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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