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Memorial details

Memorial type
Triptych
District
Colwyn
Town
Abergele
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60351

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Current location

Main Lobby
New Town Hall
Llanddulas Road
Abergele
Colwyn
Clwyd
LL22 7BT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 941 776
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • St Michaels Church
    Church St
    Abergele
    Colwyn
    Clwyd
    LL22 7AN
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 945 776
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Old Town Hall
    Llanddulas Road
    Abergele
    Colwyn
    Clwyd
    LL22 7BT
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 941 775
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Wooden triptych with central pediment. Central panel has a copper cross inset. The WW1 names are in two columns either side of the cross. Lettering is in red and gold. The inside doors have WW2 names in gold lettering and title in red.
Inscription
Pediment: FOR/ GOD, KING & COUNTRY/ Left door: 1939-1945 / ROLL OF HONOUR/ (Names) Centre:1914-1918/ GREATER LOVE HATH/ NO MAN THAN THIS/ (Names)/ THE HEROIC DEAD Right door: 1939-1945/ ROLL OF HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Triptych
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 1000mm
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Abergele Town Council.

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