Memorial details

Memorial type
Bells or bell tower
District
Meirionnydd
Town
Llanfrothen
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd August 1924
    Attended by: LORD NEWBOROUGH
  • Dedicated
    Date: 23rd August 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37138

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Current location

North of junction of B4410 and A4085
Memorial Tower
A4085
Llanfrothen
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
LL48 6AQ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 61231 41727
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Free-standing bell tower with dedicatory stone tablets placed in three open sides. Incised inscription. Wreath carved at the top of each tablet.
Inscription
WW1 TABLET: 1914 1918 DEWRION LLANFROTHEN/ A GWYMPODD YN Y/ RHYFEL MAWR/ (NAMES) WW2 TABLET: 1939 1945/ COFFEIR ISOD AN FECHGYN/ ANNWYL A SYRTHIODD YN YR/ AIL RHFEL MAWR/ (NAMES)/ HIRAETHU MAE LLANFROTHEN-YN DYNER/ AM DANOCH RAI LLAWEN,/ A AETH I'ING PORTH ANGEN;/ DAETH Y BEDD A'R DAITH I BEN./ (T. RICHARD) TABELT 3: AM ARWYR ANNWYL MEIRWON-Y GARREG/ WIRIA'U HABERTH CALONE;/ DISTAW, A HARDD, DYST YW HON,/ SIERYD AM OESAU HIRION./ IOAN BROTHEH.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ellis, S E
Evans, J O
Griffith, R R
Jones, D P
Jones, H
Jones, H
Jones, H D
Jones, J O
Kellow, W
Owen, A B
See details for all 17 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,additional,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,additional
    Order of information: rank,regiment,additional
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wikipedia List of works by Clough Williams-Ellis Llanfrothen War memorial, preliminary design & design, 1922 [PA473/9(1-2)]
  • Westminster Gazette - Tuesday 11 March 1924 THE ARTISTIC ARCHITECT. GROSVENOR HOUSE EXHIBITION. TREND TOWARDS SIMPLICITY. In Memory of the Dead

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