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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Aberconwy
Town
Llandudno
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
S COLWYN FOULKES, MESSRS J WHITE AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 December 1922
    Attended by: MR ARTHUR HEWITT, Chair of Llandudno Urban District Council
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7030
Current location

8-12
Prince Edward Square
South Parade
Llandudno
Aberconwy
Gwynedd
LL30 2LN
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 78191 82605
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stepped base surmounted by plinth, rusticated granite obelisk and golden ball finial, with flame cresting. Inscription on plaques placed on each side of the base of the obelisk and on the plinth Memorial flanked to the north-west and south-east by partly chained strips of ground. This is set out with low slender bollards of granite and with contemporary lamp standards with wide fluted circular shafts and moulded bases. Each shaft is surmounted by multi ball lamp finials of glass.
Inscription
Side 1, Upper Plaque: IN PROUD AND THANKFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN OF THIS PLACE/ WHOP GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ GOD OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH Side 1, Lower Plaque: 1939 WORLD WAR 1945/ (NAMES) GOD OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH Side 2, Upper Plaque: (NAMES)/ DUW EIN NODDFA A'N NERTH Side 3, Upper Plaque: ER COFFADWRIAETH/ DIOLCHGAR AM Y GWYR/ O'R LLE HWN A RODDES/ EU BYWYD DROSS EU GWLAD/ YN Y RHYFELMAWR/ 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ EU HENW A FYDD BYW BYTH Side 3, Lower Plaque: 1939 WORLD WAR 1945/ (NAMES)/ EU BENW A FYDD BYW BYTH Side 4, Upper Plaque: (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Side 4, Lower Plaque 1939 WORLD WAR 1945/ (NAMES)/ DUW EIN NODDFA A'N NERTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Alfred J B
Archer, Robert H
Astall, Thomas J
Atherton, Ellis
Ayres, Jesse
Bagnall, Phillip W J
Barlow, Walter R
Basford, John
Bennett, G A
Bone, Victor A
See details for all 212 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 212
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 212
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height 15240MM
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2005: Vandalised.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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