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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Anglesey
Town
Newborough
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37042
Current location

In the courtyard of the Pritchard Jones Institute
Pritchard Jones Institute
Pen Dref Street
Newborough
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL61 6TS
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 42536 65791
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stepped plinth surmounted by a tapering column. Tablet with WW1 inscription and names on front with another tablet carrying WW2 inscription and names at an angle below there. Whole memorial surrounded by chains on posts. The Welsh language used : 'Cosodwyd y Carreg hon can blwyfolion Niwbwrch er cof am eu dewrion a collwyd ar for a thir', translates as 'This stone was raised by the parishioners of Newborough in memory of the brave souls lost at sea and on land'. There is a strong maritime tradition in this area.
Inscription
Y RHYFEL FAWR / 1914 - 1918. / GOSODWYD Y GARREG / HON GAN BLWYFOLION / NIWBWRCH ER COF AM EU / DEWRION A GOLLWYD AR / FOR A THIR. / (26 WW1 names) [Translation- THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918. /THE STONE/THIS HAS BEEN LAID BY PARISHIONERS/NEWBOROUGH IN MEMORY OF THEIR/THEIR LOST ON/FOR AND LAND.] ENWAUR BECHGYN A GOLLWYD YN RHYFEK[Translates- our boys lost at war] / 1939 - 1945. / (9 WW2 names) / Y RHAI A FU FARW TRWY EFFEITHIAU RHYFEL [Translates- Those who died through the effects of war] / (3 WW2 names) IR BEWRION/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES) ?)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Delan, Louis P.
Edwards, Robert
Evans-parry, John
Grainger, W. C.
Griffith, John O.
Griffith, Owen
Hughes, Edward
Hughes, Thomas
Jones, E. R. Lloyd
Jones, Richard
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname, home address
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Died during or after the war, forename, surname, home address
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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