Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arfon
Town
Caernarfon
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37055

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Current location

In the lobby entrance
"The Old Courthouse"
Castle Ditch
Caernarfon
Arfon
Gwynedd
LL55 2AU
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 47734 62710
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Old Police Station
    Caernarfon
    Arfon
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular copper plaque with concave corners, mounted on a black stone backboard. Beneath the Caernarvonshire Constabulary crest at top-centre, the incised inscription is mainly in black lettering, but the names are in red lettering.
Inscription
WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945./ IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ YNG NGOLEU ADDEF NEF YD NODDER (Translation of final line is "In the light of the Heavenly home, may he be protected")
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Owen, Evan
Williams, Thomas
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Army service number, rank, forenames, surname, Battalion, Regiment, nature of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
5/8/2020: "The Old Courthouse" opened as a music venue and restaurant, in whose lobby the memorial now hangs on display. / February 2018: The converted former Court building was purchased for redevelopment as a business premises. / 2009: The Magistrates and Crown Court (in which the memorial had been installed) closed. The premises was subsequently bought by a developer and converted into a private dwelling. /
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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