Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lliw Valley
Town
Gowerton
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36903

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Current location

Gowerton School
Cecil Road
Gowerton
Lliw Valley
West Glamorgan
SA4 3DL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 59236 95780
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden board with header, pediment and framed by columns. Initial letter set on a coloured background, otherwise all lettering in gilt.
Inscription
BWRDD COFFA A GODWARD GAN EU/ CYMDEITHION YN YR YSGOL HON/ FEL NAD ANGHOFIER BYTH ABERTH/ DRUD Y RHAI A GOLLODD EU BYWYD YN/ Y RHYFEL MAWR 1914-1918/ HEDDWCH I'W LLWCH*/ [names in 2 columns]/ THEY GROW NOT OLD * Translation - MEMORIAL BOARD TO GODWARD BY THEIR/ FELLOWS IN THIS SCHOOL/ SO THAT THE SACRIFICE/ DEARNESS OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ PEACE TO THEM WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, Glyndwr
Bennett, Jk. B
Bennett, R Vivian
Bevan, Wilfred
Davie, Donald
Davies, D Harold
Davies, Jm. Ph.
Edwards, Ph.
Field, Wm.
Griffiths, Garnet
See details for all 35 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
GOWERTON SCHOOL

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