Cofeb Bedyddwyr Neath Orchard Place Baptist's Memorial

Basic information

Address

Orchard Street, Neath

County

Glamorganshire

 

Detailed information

Location

Internal

Type

Non-freestanding

Setting

Inside a building - public

Description

Board/Plaque/Tablet

Condition

Good

Category

Memorial

 

Comments

 

About

Notes

Enwau/Names: First Column/Colofn Gyntaf: JAMES A.HALE - AUG 8 1915, AGED 29 YEARS; GOMER DAVIES -SEP 25 1915, “ 25 “; HARRY HOLBROOK - OCT 2 1915, " 27 “; GEORGE. W.ATHERTON - JUNE 30 1916, “ 23 “; W.HENRY JONES - JULY 17 1916, “ 33 “; JIM JOHN AUG 23 1917, “ 30 “; J.HIGGON JOHN - SEP 21 1918, “ 24 “; DAVID R.EVANS - SEP 22 1917, “ 30 “; WILLIE THOMAS - NOV 25 1917, “ 24 “; J.S.VIKERY - NOV 25 1917, “ 20 “; Second Column/Ail Golofn: GEORGE LEWIS - JAN 21 1918, AGED 20 YEARS; W.G.GRIFFITHS - MARCH 9 1918, “ 21 “; J.E.GRIFFITHS - APRIL 23 1918, “ 24 “; WILLIE DRAPER - MARCH 29 1918, 38; D.EDGAR EVANS - JUNE 26 1918, 20 “; D.EDGAR LEWIS - SEP 6 1918, 20 “; EDGAR B.PEARCE - 18 SEP 1918, 19 “; R.S.DUDLEY THOMAS - 18 SEP 1918, 22 “; JEFF CLIFFORD - OCT 16 1918, 19 “; TOM SNOW DEC 8 1918, “ 21 “

Inscription

TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD/ IN ABIDING FAITH IN OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, AND IN THE HOPE/ WHICH IS FULL OF IMMORTALITY, THIS TABLET IS ERECTED IN PROUD/ AND LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THIS/ CHURCH AND CONGREGATION/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1918/THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE LORD/ AND THE CARE OF THEM WITH THE MOST HIGH;/ THEY LIVE ALSO IN OUR HEARTS, AND THE/ REMEMBRANCE OF THEM IS MOST DEAR AND MOST BLESSED / THE PEOPLE WILL TELL OF THEIR VALOUR AND/ GENERATIONS WILL SHOW FORTH THEIR PRAISE;/ AND THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. [...names...]/ GREEK: JESUS SAID TO THEM PEACE BE UNTO YOU // (ER GOGONIANT MWYAF DYW/ AC MEWN FYDD UFUDD YN EIN ARGLWYDD IESU GRIST, AC MEWN GOBAITH/ SYDD YN LLAWN TRAGWYDDOLDEB, MAE'R TABLED YMA WEDI EI CHODI MEWN BALCHDER/ AC ER COF SERCHUS O AELODAU A CYNULLEIDDFA YR EGLWYS HON/ A WNAETH YR ABERTH GORUCHAF YN Y RHYFEL MAWR 1914-1918. [...enwau...]/ MAE EI GWOBR HEFO'R ARGLWYDD, A'R GOFAL OHONYNT HEFO'R MWYAF UCHEL/ MAEN'T HEFYD YN BYW YN EIN CALONAU, A MAE EIN COF OHONYNT YN ANNWYL AC YN FENDITH/ MI WNAE'R POBL DDWEUD O'I DEWRDRA, A MI FYDD CENEDLAETHAU YN EI MAWL;/ A MI FYDD EI ENWAU YN BYW AM BYTH/ GROEG: DYWED IESU WRTHYNT BYDD HEDDWCH HEFO CHI

Service persons

Name Rank Regiment/Battalion Date of death
James Hale Lance Corporal Welsh Regiment 08/08/1915
Gomer Davies Private Welsh Regiment 25/09/1915
Henry Holbrook Sergeant Welsh Regiment 01/10/1915
George Atherton Corporal other 30/06/1916
William Jones other other 17/07/1916
Jim John Private Welsh Regiment 23/08/1917
John John Sergeant Welsh Regiment 21/09/1918
David Evans other Royal Artillery 22/09/1917
William Thomas Private Welsh Regiment 25/11/1917
John Vickery Private South Wales Borderers 25/11/1917
George Lewis Marine other 20/01/1918
William Griffiths Second Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers 09/03/1918
John Griffiths Second Lieutenant other 23/04/1918
William Draper Sergeant other 29/03/1918
Daniel Evans Private Welsh Regiment 26/06/1918
Edgar Pearce Private Welsh Regiment 18/09/1918
Reginald Thomas Second Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18/09/1918
Thomas Snow Private Welsh Regiment 07/12/1918