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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Wrexham
Town
Bwlchgwyn (bwlch Gwyn)
County
Clwyd
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9044

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Current location

In small memorial garden created for VE Day 1994 at the junction of Glascoed Road and Ruthin Road.
Roadside garden
Ruthin Rd (a525)
Bwlchgwyn (bwlch Gwyn)
Wrexham
Clwyd
LL11 5UT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SJ 26300 53634
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn granite Celtic cross with tapering shaft mounted on plinth and single-stepped base. Dedicatory inscription incised on smooth 6 o'clock face of plinth. WW1 names incised above dedication on smooth face of cross shaft with WW2 names on 9 o'clock face of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: (Names)/ ER COF ANNWYL/ AM FEIBION Y FRO NON/ A'I CADAWOOD I YMLADD/ BRWYDRAU EU MAM-WLAD./ AC A HUNODD YMHELL OHONI./ "DROS EI WLAD Y RHOES EI LW,/ DROS FOR FE DROES I FARW."/ ERECTED TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF BWLCH GWYN,/ WHO GAVE UP THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE CAUSE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING THE GREAT WAR,/ 1914-1919./ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE." 9 o'clock face: 1939-1945 (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Brown, Thomas
Brown, William
Davies, Joseph
Edwards, Hugh O
James, Edward T
Jones, David I
Jones, Edward W
Jones, John W
Jones, Robert T
Jones, William H
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4000mm
    Materials: Granite
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Base
    Measurements: depth 1500mm, width 1500mm
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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