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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City and County of Swansea
Town
Swansea
County
City and County of Swansea
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29th October 1922
    Attended by: SIR A A MONTGOMERY KCMG CB GOC
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36974
Current location

Christ Church
Oystermouth Rd
Swansea
City and County of Swansea
City and County of Swansea
SA1 3UE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 64977 92405
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
BRASS PLAQUE WITH INCISED BLACK LETTERING. DECORATIVE BORDER CARVINGS. FURTHER INSCRIPTION AT VERY TOP GIVES DETAILS OF FIELDS OF BATTLES.
Inscription
TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS , N.C.O.'S AND MEN/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES WHILST SERVING WITH THE/ 6TH (GLAM.) BATTALION THE WELCH REGIMENT./ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ (NAMES) SINCE THE ERECTION OF THE WAR MEMORIAL / THE FOLLOWING DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, J
Amos, W
Anthony, S H
Archer, J
Baird, W
Ballard, W
Barrett, J
Barrett, W
Bartlett, O R
Bartram, S J
See details for all 298 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 298
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 298
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,regiment
    Order of information: regiment,rank
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth C 2.5IN, height C 12FT, width C 4.5FT
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Costs

Site: £125

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

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