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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Meirionnydd
Town
Harlech
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: c. 24/08/1922
    Attended by: Mr Lloyd George
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37131
Current location

Opposite the church and next to the village stores
High St
Harlech
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
LL46 2YW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 58118 31050
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Copper plaque headed by a Latin Cross inside a wooden glass fronted case. Whole is placed on a triangular-headed stone housing. Metal rail with fleur de lys points placed at the front. Flower holder stands behind the rail
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF HARLECH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ "THEY WERE A WALL UNTO US BOTH BY/ NIGHT AND DAY, AND WE WERE NOT HURT"/ 1 SAMUEL XXV
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bevers, Gwilym
Davies, Douglas
Evans, Evan
Hughes, William J
Humphreys, David W
Jones, Edward
Jones, Griffith
Jones, Thomas
Lloyd, Evan
Owen, Ellis
See details for all 21 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
  • Wall
    Measurements: width C 2400MM
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Case
    Measurements: height C 1350MM, width C 600MM
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Birmingham Daily Gazette - Tuesday 22 August 1922

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