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CARROG WAR MEMORIAL

UKNIWM Ref:   38130

Address:  Carrog, Corwen, Denbighshire, North Wales

Date: Thought to be 1923/4/5.

Type: Tablet

Other location details: At junction of B5437 opposite church gates, south side of road.

OS Map Ref: SJ 112 436

Inscription:

To the Glory of God
and in GRATEFUL and PROUD MEMORY
of our brothers who fell in the
Great War 1914 - 1918

“Greater love hath no man than this.”
“Mewn anghof ni chânt fod
Wŷr y clêdd mawr eu glod”

1939 - 1945

Physical Description:

Marble tablet mounted on stone. The receiver for the tablet is constructed of stone blockwork.
The wall has been removed and the stonework matched to the depth of the wall.
The stone base of the memorial is independent of the original wall.

Tablet has curbed pediment at top and shelf and brackets at base.
Carved laurel wreath and garamond at top centre.

Gilded lettering and carvings.
Flat forward faces of tablet polished,
remainder left unpolished.


Wars Commemorated and People Remembered:

First World War      
  Capt. Ronald M. T. Rose Lloyd York & Lanc Regt.
  Pte. Herman Hill Jones Australian Exped. Force
   " William S. Roberts New Zealand Exped. Force
   " T. Ogwen Davies Canadian Exped. Force
   " W. George Parry Denbighshire Yeomanry
   " Caradog Jones Royal Welsh Fusiliers
   " Llewellyn Hulse     "         "           "
   " Owen Roberts     "         "           "
  Gnr. Isaac Hughes Royal Field Artillery
   " Robert Hughes Royal Garrison Artillery
Died: 10      
Exact count: Not known - probably 10      
Ordering: Rank      
Information:Rank, Forename, Name, Unit (at time of death, not necessarily parent unit)
       
War: Second World War      
  Capt. Charles J. C. Hindley 25th Div. R.I.A.S.C.
  A.B. Glyn Thomas Royal Navy
  Gnr. Robert Astley Royal Artillery
Died: 3      
Exact count: Not known - probably 3      
Ordering: Rank
     
Information:Rank, Forename, Name, Unit (at time of death, not necessarily parent unit)

Maintenance:
Readability: Good
Responsibility :Unknown
Maintenance: Condition good as of July 2006.

Ceremonies:
Remembrance Sunday each year.

Sponsorship:
Cost of Site: Unknown
Cost of Memorial: Unknown
Comment: N/a

Craftsmen:
Original probably carved and erected by Huw Morris, Monumental Mason, of Corwen,
Additional lettering (1939-1945 War) carved by John Evan Jones, Monumental Mason of Corwen, successor to Huw Morris.
Re-gilded June 2006 by Mr. Philip Roberts of Cynwyd.