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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sports pavilion
District
Glyndwr
Town
Ruthin
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 31st May 1923
    Attended by: Lord Kenyon (Lord Lieutenant), The Mayor of Ruthin (Alderman W G Leacomber), Alderman T G Roberts, Doctor W F Byford, Alderman R H Williams, The Clerk of the Governors (Mr Baldwin Griffith), The Clerk of the Charities (Mr D H Roberts)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7149
Current location

Ruthin School
Mold Road
Ruthin
Glyndwr
Clwyd
LL15 1EE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 13221 58480
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Sports pavilion. There were two bronze plaques placed inside the pavilion with WW1 and WW2 names of the fallen. These were later moved to the main School Building.
Inscription
Over front entrance: 1914 . TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OLD BOYS OF RUTHIN SCHOOL WHO DIED DURING THE GREAT WAR IN THE SERVICE OF THE KING . 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Thomas
Betcher, Hubert
Burd, Thomas
Casson, Wm.
Downing, Llewelyn S
Edwards, Howel
Ellis, Robert Thomas Hughes
Ellis, Thomas Price
Evans, Frank Graham
Evans, John Victor
See details for all 37 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 37
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 37
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname.
Components
  • Pavilion
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Memorial: c. £1030

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Voluntary subscriptions plus the efforts of pupils in the form of entertainments etc..
Reference
  • The Denbighshire Free Press, 2 June 1923.
  • Thompson, Keith M.. Ruthin School - The First Seven Centuries.

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