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Memorial details

Memorial type
Seat
District
Llanelli
Town
Tycroes
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36820
Current location

Bethesda Chapel
Pontardulias Road
Tycroes
Llanelli
Dyfed
SA18 3QB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 60119 10367
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
WOODEN PREACHERS CHAIR PLACED IN THE PULPIT WITH SMALL DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE PLACED AT THE TOP OF THE CHAIR BACK
Inscription
ER HIRAETHWS GOF AM SGT ROGER OWEN FRANCIS, ANNWYL FAB, D.J. & E.A. FRANCIS, A GOLLODD EW FYWYD YN Y RHYFEL, EBRILL, 1942, AC A GLADDWYD YN MYNWENT NEUS, DUSSELDORF "GARW FU RHO'I BRIDD I'R BRIDDELL MWYAF GARW OEDD MARW YMHELL" (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN) (TRANSLATION: IN LOVING MEMORY OF SGT ROGER OWEN FRANCIS, DEAREST SON OF D.J. & E.A. FRANCIS WHO DIED IN THE WAR, APRIL 1942, AND IS BURIED IN NEUSSE CEMETERY, DUSSELDORF. "THE PAIN IS STILL THERE THAT HE LOST HIS LIFE BUT THE GRIEF IS DEEPER THAT HE DIED FROM AFAR")
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Francis, Roger Owen
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, forenames,place of burial,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Seat
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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