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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Arfon
Town
Bangor
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51520

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Current location

BANGOR CATHEDRAL
Bangor
Arfon
Gwynedd
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 575 725
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PROCESSIONAL CROSS. HEAD OF CROSS MADE OF METAL AND STAINED GLASS. CROSS MOUNTED ON WOODEN POLE.
Inscription
INSCRIPTION ON SEPERATE SIGN: CROES DINAS + BANGOR + CITY CROSS/ THE CROSS WAS MADE BY HERR FRANZ/ BONNEKAMP, AN ARTIST IN STAINED/ GLASS, WHO WAS A PRISONER OF WAR IN /THIS COUNTRY./ HE CREATED IT IN GRATITUDE FOR THE/ KINDNESS AND CARE RECIEVED AT THE/ OLD C&A HOSPITAL, BANGOR, WHEN HE/ WAS SERIOUSLY ILL IN 1946./ THE CROSS WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY/ OF BANGOR ON BEHALF OF THE TWIN/ CITY OF SOEST, GERMANY, AND WAS/ DEDICATED BY THE DEAN AT A SPECIAL/ SERVICE/ SERVICE ON 30 JUNE 1980./ THE CROSS WAS CONVERTED TO A/ PROCESSIONAL CROSS BY THE STAFF OF/ GWYNEDD TECHNICAL COLLEGE, BANGOR,/ AND WAS FIRST USED AT THE/ ENTHRONEMENT OF BISHOP CLEDAN/ MEARS ON JANUARY 8 1983
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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