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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Delyn
Town
Rhes Y Cae
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 October 1921
    Attended by: W B YEATS ESQ, KC
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7132

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Current location

Christ Church
Rhes Y Cae
Delyn
Clwyd
CH8 8JR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 18661 70913
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Rough hewn latin cross set on a tapering plinth and square base. The dedication is on the front face of the cross with the names for WW1 and WW2 on the 6o'clock faces of the plinth and base.
Inscription
Cross: IN/ MEMORY OF/ THE MEN/ WHO GAVE THRIR LIVES/ IN/ THE GREAT/ WARS/ 1914 - 1918/ Plinth: (Names) Base: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)/ MAKE THEM TO BE NUMBERED WITH THY SAINTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Evans, Joshua
Fernhead, J Ronald
Hughes, Peter
Jones, Cmymryn
Jones, J Emlyn
Jones, Joseph E
Jones, William
Owens, Owen T
Stubbs, Thomas M
Thomas, John
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname THEN forename
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4FT 10"
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 2FT 6", width 2FT 6"
    Materials: Undefined
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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