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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Delyn
Town
Halkyn
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7131

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Current location

St Mary the Virgin Church
B5123
Halkyn
Delyn
Clwyd
CH7 1BW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 23696 64169
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Celtic cross on a shaft with a Sword of Sacrifice carved on the front face. It is set on a tapering plinth with the names in black, and the whole rests on a bed of gravel surrounded by low walls and pillars at each corner.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF THIS PARISH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names)/ "MAE EU HENW YN BYW BYTH."/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bagshaw, Thomas
Blythen, Ralph
Darcy, James Marcus
Davies, John
Davies, William Henry
Driver, Harry
Harrison, Absolem
Heathcote, Hubert
Hughes, William
Jones, Edward Arnold
See details for all 22 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, service, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 900mm, height 3000mm, width 1700mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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