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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Rhuddlan
Town
Prestatyn
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
R L Boulton & Sons (Mason)
Mr Leonard Barnard FRIBA (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1920
    Attended by: Undefined
  • Rededicated
    Date: 09 November 1952
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 09 November 1952
    Attended by: Rt. Hon Nigel Birch OBE MP
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7157
Current location

Christ Church
High Street
Prestatyn
Rhuddlan
Clwyd
LL19 9AR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 06703 82790
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Eleanor Cross on an octagonal four stepped base, with inset figure of a mourning soldier.
Inscription
A.M.D.G. / DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI / 1914-1918 1939-1945 / THEY WHOM / THIS MONUMENT / COMMEMORATES WERE / NUMBERED AMONG THOSE / WHO AT THE CALL OF / KING AND COUNTRY / LEFT ALL THAT WAS / DEAR TO THEM; / ENDURED HARDNESS, / FACED DANGER AND / FINALLY PASSED OUT / OF THE SIGHT OF MEN / BY THE PATH OF DUTY / AND SELF SACRIFICE, / GIVING UP THEIR OWN / LIVES THAT OTHERS / MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM. / LET THOSE THAT COME / AFTER SEE TO IT THAT / THEIR NAMES BE NOT / FORGOTTEN. / CEIR ETO EU GWEL'D / PAN WAWRIO'R DYDD / A'R GWRID YN AROS / AR EU GRUDD.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Thomas
Ash, John
Barnett, William J
Batters, Frank
Batters, George
Bowes, Roy
Bray, George Lld
Cook, Walter Q
Cooke, Charles W
Cooper, Charles
See details for all 66 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 66
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 66
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 46
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 46
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 6001 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Condition
History
Bronze plaques replaced wooden ones in 1952. These were stolen in 1995 and the cost of replacing them was £8,000
Costs

Site: £750

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Circulars and newspaper cuttings relating to the memorial are in Flintshire County Record Office ref: D/DM/15

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