Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arfon
Town
Bangor
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13 November 2005
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63957

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Current location

On grounds of Bangor University (see ref. 17390)
North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch
Deiniol Road
Bangor
Arfon
Gwynedd
LL57 2UW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 57913 72120
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Capel Y Graig
    Penrhosgarnedd
    Arfon
    Gwynedd
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 540 690
    Denomination: Methodist
  • In store
    Stonemasons Yard
    High Street
    Menai Bridge
    Anglesey
    Gwynedd
    LL59
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SH 557 722
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
White marble nowy-headed tablet mounted on wall with slate nowy-headed backboard. Raised band moulding separates WW1 and WW2 inscriptions. Inscriptions in black lettering flanked by depiction of trefoil lancets, with stylised four petal flowers in lower corners.
Inscription
Er Cof/ Am/ (Names)/ AELODAU O'R EGLWYS HON/ A GOLLWYD YN FFRAINC YN YSTOD Y RHYFEL/ 1914-1918./ EU HENWAU'N PERAROGLI SYDD,/ A'U HUN MOR DAWEL YW./ HEFYD/ YN RHYFEL 1939-1945./ (Names) Translation: In Memory/ Of/ (Names)/ MEMBERS OF THIS CHURCH/ LOST IN FRANCE DURING THE WAR/ 1914-1918./ (Translation unknown)/ ALSO/ IN THE WAR 1939-1945./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,place of death,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Condition
History
2005, August: Memorial relocated to Heroes Memorial Arch (ref. 17390). 2002, 31 December: Chapel closed and converted into flats. Memorial in care of local stone mason until new site found. Some repairs completed.
Costs

Comments: Some repairs and maintenance work carried out by Mr E J John.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference

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