Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Arfon
Town
Bangor
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65754

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Current location

The WW1 (IWM 99253) and WW2 memorials hang in the school hall
high on the end wall directly opposite the main entrance. This is in the original school building
now called Friars Lower School and part of Coleg Menai.
Friars Lower School
Ffriddoedd Road
Bangor
Arfon
Gwynedd
LL57 2TP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 56977 71741
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed wooden board in four panels. The top panel carries the dedicatory inscription, the school crest and Latin motto. Below this are the names of the fallen listed in two columns on two panels. Below that is a further Latin motto. There is then a smaller board below, commemorating a member of the school staff also lost in WW2.
Inscription
FRIARS SCHOOL/ Foedere 1557 Fraterno/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ 1939 1945/ (Names)/ vivitis aeterno, qui sic cecidistis, honore* * Translation - You who thus fell, live eternally, with honour Lower additional board: IN MEMORY OF Flight Sergeant ALBERT DANIEL MORGAN, R.A.F./ REPORTED MISSING 21.2.1945. (JUNIOR PORTER FROM 1939 TO 1942)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adamson, Michael Waller
Butler, Leslie Booker
Chambers, Thomas R.
Davies, John Elwyn
Duggan, Harold
Ellis, James
Gresty, George Edgar
Griffiths, Arthur Andrew
Headley, William Arthur
Heywood, Rolf
See details for all 45 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, service
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forenames, surname, service / regiment
    Order of information: year died, surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
The school
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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