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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Alyn And Deeside
Town
Connahs Quay
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Iraq War (2003-2011), Falklands Conflict (1982), Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959), Korean War (1950-1953), Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Edward Jones of Connahs Quay (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 May 1927
    Attended by: Colonel T H Parry of Mold
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1 May 1927
    Attended by: Rev. E.J.DAVIES, Vicar of Connah’s Quay,
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WM Reference
7116

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Current location

High Street
Connahs Quay
Alyn And Deeside
Clwyd
CH5 1BZ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 30323 69075
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Square stone pillar on a stepped base with a cross above a stepped cornice
Inscription
FLANDERS, MACEDONIA/ GALLIPOLI, PALESTINE/ MESOPOTAMIA AND THE HIGH SEAS./ TO KEEP IN MEMORY/ THE MEN WHO GAVE/ UP THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR, AND AS/ A THANK- OFFERING/ FOR THOSE WHO, BY/ GOD'S GRACE/ SURVIVED ITS PERILS./ THIS MEMORIAL IS/ RAISED BY THE PEOPLE/ OF CONNAH'S QUAY/ AND SHOTTON/ 1914-1918/ FOR GOD/ AND KING/ AND COUNTRY/ THOSE WHOSE NAMES/ ARE WRIT ON THIS/ MEMORIAL, IN THIER/ COUNTRY'S HOUR OF/ NEED GAVE UP ALL,/ TROD THE PATH OF/ DUTY, AND PASSED OUT/ OF THE SIGHT OF MEN./ THEIR GRAVES ARE/ FAR AND WIDE/ BUT THEIR MEMORY/ ABIDES IN OUR HEARTS./ "THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE/ BLOTTED OUT/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR;/ EVERMORE"/ TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO HAVE DI8ED IN/ THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY S8INCE 1945/ (NAMES) "IS IT NOTHING TO YOU ALL YE THAT PASS BY" (NAMES) 1939+1945/ (NAMES)/ WHAT STANDS IF FREEFDOM FALL?/ WHO DIED IF ENGLAND LIVE?/ RUDYARD KIPLING
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burke, J
Cooper
Davies, E
Davies, G
Dutton
Edwards, H
Hutton, D
Hutton, D
Hutton, R
Hutton, R
See details for all 16 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 100
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 100
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cyprus Emergency (1955-1959)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2003: Funding granted for the Memorial to be cleaned 2003.
Costs

Memorial: £879

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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