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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Montgomeryshire
Town
Machynlleth
County
Powys
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Mr James Leonard Williams FRIBA (Designer)
MRr A S Gilliam (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10th April 1924
    Attended by: The Marquess of Londonderry KG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10th April 1924
    Attended by: Rec Chancellor C Powell-Price MA
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6847
Current location

Junction of Heol Penrallt
Heol-Y-Doll and Maes Glas
Heol Penrallt
Machynlleth
Montgomeryshire
Powys
SY20 8BQ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 74598 00961
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph-derived memorial supporting an ornate roof surmounted by a cross. Crucifix finial over parapet linked to the wide and deep cornice by volute brackets. Tablets to centre flanked by polished columns with slate capitals and bases. On three stepped platform.
Inscription
COFFA'R DEWR (Translation: Memorial to the Brave)/ 1914 - 1918 / Y RHAI HYN A RODDODD EU BYWYD / DROS EU GWLAD YN NYDD EI CHYNI. (Translation: Those who gave their lives for their country in its time of need.)/ (Names) / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE." / 1939 - 1945 / (Names) / "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING / WE WILL REMEMBER THEM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, Thomas
Caffrey, G Arthur
Cudworth, Thomas
Davies, Emlyn H
Davies, Jethro
Davies, Lewis J
Davies, Robert
Davies, T Owen
Ellis, Evan J
Evans, David W
See details for all 67 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Aberdeen
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: depth 500mm, height 7000mm, width 3000mm
    Materials: Stone - Bryscom
Condition
History
September 2019: Memorial renovated with funds from the Powys War Memorials Project (supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund).
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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