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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Meirionnydd
Town
Dolgellau
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 03rd October 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37402
Current location

On the south nave wall
ST MARY'S CHURCH
Y Lawnt / Lombard Street
Dolgellau
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
LL40 1DP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 72744 17848
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Wall-mounted, nowy-headed brass plaque with a backing board. Badge of the Parachute Regiment above the inscription and a rampant red Welsh dragon on a white square below.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF ALL RANKS / 6TH BN (ROYAL WELCH) THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE SECOND WORLD / WAR 1939-1945. THIS PARACHUTE BATTALION WAS / RAISED ON THE 28TH JULY 1942 FROM THE 10TH BN R.W.F., / ON THE 22ND OCTOBER 1946 IT WAS RENAMED THE / 6TH BN (WELSH) THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT. / THIS PLATE IS ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF THE / BATTALION AND THOSE NOW SERVING IN THE / 6TH BN (WELSH) THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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