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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Meirionnydd
Town
Dyffryn Ardudwy
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6833
Current location

A493
Dyffryn Ardudwy
Meirionnydd
Gwynedd
LL44 2DL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 58694 23412
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Celtic cross with knotwork set on a tapering shaft and plinth. The whole is set on a two stepped base and has steps up to the memorial with a entrance through iron gates.
Inscription
12 oclock face: ER COF AM Y BECHGYN O'R ARDAL/ HON A COLLWYD YN RHYFEL MAWR/ 1914-1918. (Translation: In memory of the sons of this area who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1918.)/ (Names)/ GARW FU RHOI'I BRIDD I'R BRIDDELL/ MWYAF GARW OEDD MARW YMHELL. R. W. P. (Translation: Grievous was giving his earth to the earth, Most grievous was dying far away. R. W. P.)/ 9 o'clock face: HEFYD AM Y BECHGYN/ A COLLWYD YN RHYFEL/ 1939-1945. (Translation: Also of the sons lost in the war of 1939-1945.)/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clark, Ernest
Davies, Stanley
Davies, Wm Lloyd
Evans, John
Evans, Lewis
Griffith, John
Griffth, Evan T
Jones, Richard
Lewis, J M
Lewis, Llewelyn
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Polished
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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