Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Anglesey
Town
Holyhead
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65181

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Current location

Holyhead Maritime Museum
Beach Road
Holyhead
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL65 1ES
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 244 832
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Royal Navy crest from HMS Talybont, mounted on a wooden shield backboard, with a small brass dedication plaque under the crest. Ships crest is circular with a carved rope design border, surmounted by a crown. Central is golden escarbuncle on a red background.
Inscription
PRESENTED BY/ THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF THE ADMIRALTY/ TO THE URBAN DISTRICT OF/ HOLYHEAD/ TO COMMEMORATE THE ADOPTION OF/ H.M.S. TALYBONT / DURING WARSHIP WEEK FEB 28TH 1942
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
History
Repainted at some unknown date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
Holyhead Maritime Museum

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