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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swansea
Town
Gorseinon
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83301
Current location

St Catherine's Church
A4240 Alexandra Road
Gorseinon
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA4 4AF
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 58635 98716
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Brass Plaque with domed head
Inscription
GORSEINON TOWN COUNCIL/AREA/THE PARISH OF GORSEINON AND PENYRHEOL/IN MEMORY OF LOCAL MEN KILLED IN ACTION/WORLD WAR 1 1914-1918/[names in 3 columns]/WORLD WAR 2 1939-1945/[names in 2 columns]/OTHER CONFLICTS/[no names]/"LET THEIR NAMES LIVE ON FOREVER"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alcock, G
Beech, A R A
Beech, Verdun
Bennett, Robert
Bevan, Daniel
Bevan, Edward
Bevan, Richard
Bowen, David
Bowen, J
Byrne, James
See details for all 89 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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