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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Arfon
Town
Waunfawr
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS MOSS BROTHERS, ROBERT PIERCE FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: January 1922
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37069
Current location

ROADSIDE
A4085
Waunfawr
Arfon
Gwynedd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 531 592
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BASE WITH STEPS SET INTO THE FRONT OF IT SURMOUNTED BY PLINTH, SQAURE COLUMN AND SMALL LATIN CROSS. INSCRIPTION IN WHITE LETTERING ON PLAQUES ATTACHED TO THE FRONT OF THE COLUMN AND TOP STEP. FOUR SHELLS STAND AT THE BASE OF THE CROSS
Inscription
UPPER PLAQUE: (NAMES) LOWER PLAQUE: HEFY/ Y RHAI A GOLLWYD YN Y/ RHYFEL MAWR 1939 - 45/ (NAMES) PLAQUE, TOP STEP: RHODDWYD Y LLECYN HWN/ GAN/ MRS. LAURA THOMAS "BRYN MELYN"/ ER COF AM EI PHRIOD/ JOHN WILLIAM THOMAS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Evans, Owen Robert
Gray, Herbert Ieuan
Hughes, John Thomas
Hughes, William Thomas
Jones, Arthur
Jones, Ellis David
Jones, Evan Oliver
Jones, Griffith Edwin
Jones, Richard Hugh
Jones, Robert William
See details for all 20 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,forename,additional
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname,forename,additional
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Memorial: FREE

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

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