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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64800
Current location

Pentip Voluntary Aided Primary School
A484 Pembrey Road
Llanelli
Llanelli
Dyfed
SA15 3BL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 50349 00606
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed metal plaque with dedicatory inscription. Names are listed in two columns divided by a Latin cross with pointed end, reaching from top to bottom. The dates 1914 and 1918 are enclosed in a carved laurel wreath. All the inscriptions are within a raised decorative border. The plaque in set upon a nowy headed backboard.
Inscription
1914/ 1918/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN HONOUR OF/ 300 FORMER SCHOLARS OF THIS SCHOOL/ WHO VOLUNTEERED TO SERVE IN THE GREAT WAR/ AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FOLLOWING WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ (Names)/ "GWELL ANGAU NA CHYWILYDO" Translates as "DEATH RATHER THAN DISHONOUR"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 300
    Served and returned: 254
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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