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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Lliw Valley
Town
Gowerton
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 November 1986
    Attended by: HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN WALTON GRAY
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6858
Current location

St John's Church
Church Street
Gowerton
Lliw Valley
West Glamorgan
SA4 3EA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 59005 96449
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Rectangular tablet with pediment and two supporting corbels. There is a Latin cross centrally and the names in columns either side. On a black marble backboard
Inscription
1939 OUR GLORIOUS DEAD 1945/ (Names)/ AT REST.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowen, W E Gwynfor
Davies, John W T
Francis, Terrence
Gray, Myrrdin
Griffiths, Oscar
Harries, Wilmor H
Hooper, Emrys G
Jeffries, Lodwick
Lucas, Hubert
Morgan, W Elwyn
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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