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Memorial details

Memorial type
Wall
District
Swansea
Town
Gorseinon
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Non-Specific Conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83293
Current location

B4296 West Street
Gorseinon
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA4 4AA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 58924 98606
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone wall with black marble tablet, which has inscribed lettering, also an inscribed cross at top centre, the British Legion coat of arms at bottom left, and the town coat of arms at bottom right. There is also an attached brass plaque at bottom centre- whose contents are unknown
Inscription
Tablet-This memorial was raised to celebrate the advent of the third millenuium,/and to commemorate the men and women of the Gorseinon Community/who sacrificed their lives to secure the freedoms, which we now enjoy./THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD:/AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE NORNING,./WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Brass Plaque- [unknown]
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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