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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Swansea
Town
Llansamlet
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
LIEUTENANT W S DEANS (Manufacturer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 January 1922
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel D WATTS MORGAN MP CBE DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36953
Current location

Primrose Park
Bethel Road
Llansamlet
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA7 9BH
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 69661 97513
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Polished Granite Column with Lead Lettering
Inscription
6 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ERECTED/BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/TO THE/ SACRED MEMORY OF/ THOSE BRAVE MEN FROM LLANSAMLET/ WHO DURING THE/ GREAT WAR/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/"BUONT FEIRW ER I/NI GAEL BYW"/1939-1945//UNVEILED BY COL. D WATTS MORGAN/MP CBE DSO/JANUARY 7 1922/….. Face 2: FRANCE/ [51 WW1 names] Face 2 on the step:[2 WW1 names] Face 3: [22 WW1 names who died elsewhere]/1939-1945/[26 names to Howells + Stock] Face 4: 1939-1945/[47 names Hughes onwards]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, David J
Ashdown, Joseph D
Atkinson, George H
Attwell, David W
Baines, Samuel J W
Baker, Sidney
Ballard, William
Beer, Thomas B
Beynon, Benj
Brown, Raymond
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, place of death, forenames
    Order of information: place of death THEN surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 73
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 73
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: depth 2570MM, height C 3740MM, width 2570MM
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
c 2007: Names for Second World War added.
Costs

Site: £460

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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