MACHYNLLETH WAR MEMORIAL

Basic information

Address

Machynlleth

County

Montgomeryshire

 

Detailed information

Location

Internal

Type

Freestanding

Category

Memorial

 

Comments

 

About

Notes

War memorial to the fallen of the First World War, facing south-west at the top of Penrallt Street at the junction with Heol-y-Doll and Maes Glas, on a sloping site opposite the churchyard. Unveiled l0th April l924; designed by T Leonard Williams FRIBA of London and erected by A S Gilliam of Bryscom Quarries Ltd, Somerset.Classical, cenotaph derived type granite memorial on stepped platform. Crucifix finial over parapet inscribed Coffa'r Dewr; this is linked to the wide and deep cornice by volute brackets. Bronze tablets to centre flanked by paired polished Aberdeen marble columns with polished slate capitals and bases; the outer columns are stepped back on the sides. Plain face to north-east (rear).(Cadw Listing database)RCAHMW, 2 December 2013

Service persons

Name Rank Regiment/Battalion Date of death
John Jones Corporal Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18/02/1916
Edward Lewis Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 24/02/1917
John Williams Private other 13/09/1918
George Parry Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 31/07/1917
David Thomas Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 27/07/1917
Maldwyn Richards Corporal Welsh Regiment 31/10/1917
Hugh Jones Private Army Cyclist Corps 07/07/1918
Henry Rowlands Private Tank Corps 25/04/1918
Haydn Lewis other other 29/03/1919
David Lewis None Royal Artillery 14/04/1919
Richard Thomas Private other 08/09/1916