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World War I Memorial - Cofeb rhyfel byd cyntaf

John Griffiths
1921

Llangefni /  World War I Memorial - Cofeb rhyfel byd cyntaf   Llangefni /  World War I Memorial - Cofeb rhyfel byd cyntaf

Description

Cenotaph surmounted by a marble statue of a soldier in mourning pose with hands clasped above reversed rifle. At the base of the pedestal the years 1914-1918 and names of the battle fields:

belgium     france     italy
egypt     africa
palestine     salonica     gallipoli
mesopotamia     the high seas

On front face of the cenotaph a plaque: THE GREAT WAR killed.

Inscription(s)

Signed: [j]ohn griffith[s] / sculptor / llangefni.

Annotation

Designed by W.F. Brindle and H.H. Williams and built by John Griffiths.

Llangefni / World War I Memorial - Cofeb rhyfel byd cyntaf

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°15'24" W 4°19'1"

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