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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Delyn
Town
Gwespyr
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
R Drure ESQ, Sir Pyers William Mostyn, Baronet
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 October 1919
    Attended by: Lady Bates
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1980
    Attended by: Unknown
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7124
Current location

Beside Gwespyr to Llanasa Road
mounted on wall of walled garden
Main road through Gwespyr
Gwespyr
Delyn
Clwyd
CH8 9LN
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 11057 82957
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Gympie stone tablet set into a brick wall. Segmental arch positioned at top and simple column design on each side with inscription in black lettering.
Inscription
Tablet: 1914 GWESPYR 1919/ WAR MEMORIAL/ (Names)/ 1939 (Name) 1945/ KILLED IN ACTION Bottom left column: THIS STONE/ WAS LAID BY/ CONSTANCE/ LADY BATES/ OCT 11TH 1919 Bottom rigth column: DEDICATED BY/ R. DRURE ESQ/ TALACRE Tablet immediately below memorial: ERECTED BY/ SIR PYERS WILLIAM MOSTYN BARONET/ TO COMMEMORATE LADY BATES/ OCTOBER 11TH 1919 Below memorial stone on seperate stone: RENOVATED BY/ FRIENDS AND VILLAGES/ OF GWESPYR AND/ RE-DEDICATED/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD 1980
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bretherton, Ed
Davies, Jn
Davies, R O
Davies, S S
Drury, R F
Ellis, Ed
Evans, R A
Evans, W E
Evans, W H
Fox, W
See details for all 49 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 49
    Served and returned: 48
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Local
Condition
History
Restored in 1980. Additional plaque commemorating restoration placed below.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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