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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Aberconwy
Town
Capel Garmon
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65693
Current location

St Garmon's Church
Capel Garmon
Aberconwy
Gwynedd
LL26 0RW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 816 553
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Celtic Cross on a sloping plinth, which rests on a three stepped base. The shaft of the cross carries the dedicatory inscription. The names of the WW1 fallen are carved on the plinth and the WW2 names of the fallen are inscribed on a plaque on the top step of the base.
Inscription
Gwell angeu na chywilydd Better death as shame/ Teyrnged ardal/ Capel Garmon/ i'w meibion collwyd/ yn y/ Rhyfel Mawr/ 1914-1918/ Mewn angof ni chant fod. We will remember them./ (Names)/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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