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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Llanelli
Town
Llanelli
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: February 1915
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37299
Current location

Parc Howard Museum
Parc Howard Avenue
Llanelli
Llanelli
Dyfed
SA15 3LJ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 50790 01171
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • S & A Brain & Co Ltd Old Brewery
    St Mary Street
    Cardiff
    Cardiff
    South Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Buckleys Brewery
    Thomas Street/Water Street
    Llanelli
    Llanelli
    Dyfed
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Wooden board, originally captioning a picture by Basil W Valentin, managing director of Buckley's Brewery Ltd.
Inscription
THE ROLL OF HONOUR / THE NAMES BELOW ARE THE NAMES OF / BRAVE AND LOYAL MEMBERS OF THE STAFF / OF / BUCKLEYS BREWERY LIMITED / WHO LEAVING THEIR PEACEFUL AVOCATION / TOOK ARMS FOR BRITAIN IN THE GREAT / EUROPEAN WAR OF 1914-15 + + / (Names) / PAINTED AFTER FREDERICK GARDENER / PRESENTED BY / MR BASIL WM VALENTIN / AS A TOKEN OF HIS RESPECT FOR THE / ABOVE-MENTIONED MEMBERS OF STAFF.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Batt, Wilfred
Buckley, Roderick H
Buckley, Wm
Caine, John
Davies, Daniel
Durant, Charles
Evans, G T
Evans, John
Frank, Orme
Gaunt, N
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 30
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Painting
    Measurements: height 1500mm
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
2001: Location of the picture was unknown.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • A Century of British Brewers plus plus 1890-2012 by Norman Barber, Mike Brown and Ken Smith pp. 38, 44, 45 Published:Longfield Brewery History Society 2012 Longfield, Kent Details of history of Buckley's, Crown and Brain's breweries.
  • Llanelli Mercury 25 February 1915

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