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Memorial details

Memorial type
Garden
District
Swansea
Town
Swansea
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 March 1998
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84473
Current location

Christ Church
A4067 Mumbles Road
Swansea
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA1 3UE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 64972 92420
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Garden of Remembrance. Inscribed tablets resembling tombstones paying tribute to those that fought in the Burma campaign from a variety of associations spread around the Church garden.
Inscription
Tablet 1: THIS MEMORIAL IN THE/ GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE/ IS TO COMMEMORATE ALL/ PERSONNELL WHO SERVED/ AND THOSE WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ WITH THE ALLIED FORCES/ IN THE/ BURMA CAMPAIGN/ 1942 - 1945/ ERECTED BY/ SWANSEA AND DISTRICT BRANCH/ UNVEILED ON 18TH MARCH 1998 Tablet 2: Image of Burma Star Tablet 3: WHEN YOU GO HOME/ TELL THEM OF US AND SAY/ FOR THEIR TOMORROW/ WE GAVE OUR TODAY/ A TRIBUTE OF APPRECIATION/ - THE LADIES CIRCLE Tablet 4: SWANSEA AND DISTRICT BRANCH/ ALSO HONOURS ALL WHO SERVED/ AND THOSE WHO DIED/ IN/ SOUTH EAST ASIA/ "THEY ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN"/ "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN/ AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"
Inscription legible?
no
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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