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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hall / Institute
District
Aberconwy
Town
Betws Y Coed
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36959
Current location

Memorial Hall
Pentre Felin
Betws Y Coed
Aberconwy
Gwynedd
LL24 0BB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 792 567
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
MEMROIAL HALL WITH DEDICATORY WOODEN BOARS PLACED INSIDE THE HALL. TWO BOARDS FOR EACH OF THE WARS, ONE IN WELSH AND ONE IN ENGLISH LAUREL LEAF AND GRAPE DESIGN CARVED BORDER
Inscription
WW1 BOARD, WELSH: RHESTER CLOD(..)/ MEWN COFFADWRIAETH DIOLCHGAR/ AM WYR YR ARDAL HON A SYRTHIODD/ YN Y RHYFEL MAWR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "GOFALED Y RHAI A DDEL AR EU HOL NA BO I'W/ HENWAU FYNED YN ANGOF" WW1 BOARD, ENGLISH: IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ LET THOSE WHO COME AFTER SEE TO IT THAT/ NAME SBE NOT FORGOTTEN WW2 BOARD, WELSH: RHESTER CLOD/ ER COF DIOLCHGAR/ AM Y RHAI O'R ARDAF HON A/ GOLLWYD YN Y RHYFEL/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "CARIAD MWY NA HWN NID OES GAN NEB SEP/ BOD I UN ROI EI EINIOES DROS EL GYFEILLION" WW2 BOARD, ENGLISH: ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THOSE FROM THIS DISTRICT WHO/ LAID DOWN THIER LIVES IN THE WAR/ 19139 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS; THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkinson, J
Edwards, Edward
Hughes, David J
Jones, Ernest
Jones, Stanley
Jones, William
Lovatt, James
Morris, Robert W
Owen, David
Owen, Owen E
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 1180MM, width 1920MM
    Materials: Wood
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 790MM, width 930MM
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
COMMUNITY COUNCIL/CONWY BOROUGH COUNCIL

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