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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Llanelli
Town
Llanelli
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36799
Current location

Santes Elli Cemetery
Old Road
Llanelli
Llanelli
Dyfed
SA15 3HP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 50651 01068
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ADDITION TO BLACK MARBLE FAMILY GRAVESTONE. INCSIED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
IN UNDYING MEMORY OF/ SGT THOMAS OWEN LEWIS, R.A.F./ "GWYNFA" HALFWAY,/ REPORTED MISSING WHILST SERVING HIS COUNTRY,/ FEBRUARY 22, 1941, AGED 20 YEARS./ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY/ DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."/ ALSO THOMAS JOHN LEWIS/ FATHER OF THE ABOVE NAMED./ DIED JULY 4TH 1954, AGED 70 YEARS./ ALSO MYFANWY CEINWEN LEWIS,/ WIFE OF THOMAS JOHN/ AND MOTHER OF OWEN, ABOVE,/ DIED APRIL 29TH, 1960, AGED 74 YEARS/ (...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Lewis, Thomas Owen
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, service, place of death, forenames,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gravestone
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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