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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Anglesey
Town
Holyhead
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37034
Current location

Holyhead High School/Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi
Alderley Terrace
Holyhead
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL65 1NP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 24237 82628
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • English Methodist Chapel
    Longford Street
    Holyhead
    Anglesey
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 245 823
    Denomination: Methodist
  • Bethel Glan Y Mor Welsh Wesleyan
    Victoria Road
    Holyhead
    Anglesey
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 248 827
    Denomination: Methodist
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Description
RECTANGULAR-HEADED BRASS WW1 PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO BLACK STONE BACKBOARD ADDITIONAL BRASS PLAQUE FOR WW2 MOUNTED ONTO A BLACK STONE BACKBOARD ADDED AT THE BASE. BOTH INSCRIPTIONS ARE INCISED IN RED AND BLACK PAINTED LETTERING
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF THIS CHURCH, WHO, IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 JOINED HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES/ AND DIED FIGHTING FOR THIER KING AND COUNTRY./ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY FRIENDS WHO CHERISH THEIR MEMORY/ TO COMMEMORATE THEIR UNSELFISH DEVOTION TO DUTY AND/ SERVICE TO HUMANITY IN THE CAUSE OF FREEDOM. LOWER PLAQUE: ALSO IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES AT SEA/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashton, A F
Barton, A R
Fosse, G H
Hawkins, J H
Heywood, W S
Irving, Robt
Jones, H D
Jones, O J
Jones, W C
Roberts, G H
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, place of death
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Holyhead High School
Reference

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