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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Glyndwr
Town
Ruthin
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 10 March 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 10 March 1921
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7145
Current location

St Peters Church
St Peter's Square
Ruthin
Glyndwr
Clwyd
LL15 1WH
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 12358 58379
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Three plaques mounted on three faces of octagonal column of church. Centre plaque with undentified decoration above dedicatory inscription. Names on plaques flanking dedication. All with single-lined border and lettering in white.
Inscription
Centre plaque: ALL MEN MUST/ DIE' IT IS ONLY/ GIVEN TO/ THE FEW TO DIE/ FOR OTHERS/ TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE/ SOLDIERS OF/ THIS BOROUGH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR,/ 1914-1918./ 'THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE' Right and left plaque: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baldwin-griffith, D
Burd, T
Cook, J W B
Davies, G
Davies, James
Davies, J Ll
Dudley, H P B
Edwards, J W
Ellis, E E
Ellis, T P
See details for all 70 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 70
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 70
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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