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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arfon
Town
Caernarfon (Caernarvon)
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37050
Current location

Caernarfon Barracks
Llanberis Road
Caernarfon (Caernarvon)
Arfon
Gwynedd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 48460 62714
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
NOWY-HEADED STONE TABLET WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION IN GOLD PAINTED LETTERING. COLOURED REGIMENTAL CREST AT THE TOP CENTRE OF THE TABLET AND NAMES PLACED WITHIN A COLOURED WREATH AND FLANKED BY THE DATES
Inscription
WHEN A STRONG MAN ARMED DEFENDETH/ HIS PLACE, HIS GOODS ARE IN PEACE./ TO COMMEMORATE THE FORMATION AND/ VOLUNTARY SERVICE OF "A" COMPANY/ 3RD CAERNARVONSHIRE BATTALION/ HOME GUARD/ CYSEGRWYD I COFFADWRIAETH CYNAELODAU/ CWMNI "A" A GOLLAODD EU EU BYWYD YN Y DRIN/ (NAMES)/ 1940 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 5
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename,rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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