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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Anglesey
Town
Llanddaniel Fab
County
Gwynedd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
73978
Current location

On crossroads in the centre of the village
near No. 3
n/k
Church Terrace
Llanddaniel Fab
Anglesey
Gwynedd
LL60 6ED
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SH 49580 70455
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
The memorial stands approx. 2m high, rectangular in shape on stone base. Placed on perimeter of church grounds. (church and churchyard now disused). Names, places of attachment and dates all inscribed along with poem extract by 'Hedd Wyn' at base. https://www.youtube.com/welshwarmemorials Links to a film of the memorial
Inscription
'Er Cof Am....' Welsh for 'In Memory Of' followed by Welsh text that translates as 'the brave men of this district who died for King and Country (Brenin au Gwlad). At the base, the words of the Welsh poet Ellis Evans 'Hedd Wyn' who himself died on the Western Front (31/07/17 ) are inscribed. They translate as "His sacrifice will not pass away; His face, so dear, will not be forgotten; Despite Germany staining its iron fist in his blood." From the poem 'Nid a'n Ango' ('It' Will not be forgotten).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cook, Hugh Clifford Sewell
Crutchley, Patrick
Edwards, Edward Charles
Griffith, Richard Fransis
Jones, Arthur
Jones, Owen
Morris, Robert
Owen, Griffith
Owen, Richard Thomas
Pritchard, Griffith
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Names, place of home, year of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Undefined
    Measurements: depth 1 metre, height 2 metres, width 1 metre
    Materials: Granite
Condition
History
Not known
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Llandaniel Community Council

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