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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Alyn And Deeside
Town
Hawarden
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 5 September 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7117
Current location

St Deiniols Church
Recory Lane
Hawarden
Alyn And Deeside
Clwyd
CH5 3LT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 31547 65925
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Leather-bound Book of Remembrance with hand-written inscription and names on vellum. Book chained to wall-mounted stone stand (see our ref. no. 63790).
Inscription
1914-1919 O LAMB OF GOD,/ IN WHOSE BLESSED BOOK/ OF LIFE, ALL THEIR NAMES ARE,/WRITTEN GIVE/ ETERNAL REST TO THE SOULS/ OF THY SERVANTS DEPARTED./ "LORD ALL PITYING JESU BLEST/GRANT THEM THINE ETERNAL REST"/ GIVEN BY MR & MRS TOLLER 1921/ THE BOOK OF NAMES OF THE MEN OF/ HAWARDEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919/ PAX/ (NAMES)/ FECIT E.C.M.S.MCMXX1/ SCRIPSIT P.R. Internal pages: Given by Mr&Mrs Toller. 1921./ THE BOOK/ OF THE NAMES/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ HAWARDEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ PAX/ (Names)/ FECIT E.C.M.S. MCMXXI./ SCRIPTSIT P.R.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allman, E
Amos, Samuel
Ankers, Joseph T
Anton, Harry
Astbury, H
Attwood, J George
Attwood, John C
Baker, Albert
Barnbrook, Isaiah
Barnbrook, John
See details for all 214 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 216
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 216
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Book
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Vellum, Leather
Condition
History
1962: Church building listed as grade II* with Cadw. 1952: Book re-bound in stronger leather.
Costs

Comments: Memorial was given by Mr and Mrs Toller in 1921. A balance held by the Welcome Home Committee covered the costs of re-binding the book in 1952.

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

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