Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lliw Valley
Town
Gowerton
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th July, 1953
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 6 April 1987
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36904

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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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Previous locations
  • Gowerton Comprehensive School
    Talbot Street
    Gowerton
    Lliw Valley
    West Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Nowy-headed plaque with raised school crest at top, set on a wooden backboard. All lettering is in white except the Welsh epitaph which is in black: crest is in colour.
Inscription
IN SACRED MEMORY OF THE GOWERTONIANS/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE/ IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945 AND WHOSE/ NAMES ARE INSCRIBED BELOW. THIS TABLET/ WAS ERECTED IN DEEP GRATITUDE BY/ PAST AND PRESENT PUPILS OF THIS SCHOOL/ (names in 2 columns)/ EU HAUL DRODD YN GYNNAR I'R GORWELL* * Translation - Their sun rose early
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, Graham A
Black, James
Clayton, William
Clee, Reginald O
Clement, Edward J
Davies, B Desmond
Davies, B Garfield
Davies, Graham
Davies, Gwilym P
Davies, John W T
See details for all 61 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 61
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 61
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
GOWERTON SCHOOL

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