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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Rhymney Valley
Town
Eglwysilan
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36856
Current location

ST ILANS CHURCH
Eglwysilan
Rhymney Valley
Mid Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 107 890
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ADDITION TO FAMILY GRAVESTONE
Inscription
ALSO OF WILLIAM (JONES) THEIR SON/ WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE/ AUG 12 1916 AGED 26 YEARS/ "HE SLEEPS NOT IN HIS NATIVE LAND/ BUT 'NEATH A FOREIGN SKY/ FAR FROM THOSE WHO LOVED HIM BEST/ BUT IN A HERO'S GRAVE HE LIES"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jones, William
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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