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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Carmarthen
Town
Newcastle Emlyn
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th October 1923
    Attended by: COL E C L FITZWILLIAMS CMG
  • Rededicated
    Date: 01st July 1952
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36690
Current location

Memorial Garden
Church Ln
Newcastle Emlyn
Carmarthen
Dyfed
SA38 9AB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 307 408
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Castle Mound
    Newcastle Emlyn
    Carmarthen
    Dyfed
    SA38 9EQ
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SN 312 407
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
ROUGH HEWN POINTED OBELISK WITH SMOOTH WORKED NAME PANEL AND ANGLED, ADDED WW2 TABLET ON FRONT OF BASE./ TWO STEPPED SQUARE BASE.
Inscription
ER COF/ AM/ Y GWYR O'R DREF HON A'R ARDAL A/ SYRTHIODD YN RHYFEL, 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ "EU HABERTH NID A HEIBIO"/ (NAMES)/ AC HEFYD/ YN 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bainbridge, Ridley A
Ball, Leonard F
Christmas, William M
Dane, Geoffrey L
Davies, David R
Davies, Thomas
Davies, William Ll
Esau, David E
Evans, Edward D
Evans, Edward Ll
See details for all 44 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 590MM, height 180MM, width 640MM
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 970MM, width 1150MM
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public,other
Responsibility
Royal British Legion (Newcastle Emlyn branch)
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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