Cofeb Capel Ebenezer Chapel Memorial, Llansamlet

Basic information

Address

Frederick Place, Llansamlet, Abertawe/Swansea

County

Glamorganshire

 

Detailed information

Location

Internal

Type

Freestanding

Setting

Within a churchyard

Description

Board/Plaque/Tablet

Category

Memorial

 

Comments

 

About

Notes

Diolch i Gymdeithas Hanesyddol Llansamlet am y llun yma. With thanks to Llansamlet Historical Society for this photograph.

Inscription

‘MEWN ANGOF NI CHANT FOD’/ ER COF ANNWYL AM/ Y BECHGYN DEWR PERTHYNOL I’R EGLWYS HON/ A ABERTHODD EU BYWYDAU AR FAES Y GWAED/ WALTER GWYN THOMAS; BENJAMIN BEYNON; TUDOR THOMAS; IVOR JOSHUA; SIDNEY WILLIAMS; JOSEPH WALTERS; CONWAY WILLIAMS; WILLIAM OWEN/ 1914-1918/ ‘GARW RHOI’U PRIDD I’R BRIDDELL/ MWYAF GARW MARW ‘MHELL.’ ("They shall not be forgotten"/ In loving memory of the brave boys of this church/ who sacrificed their lives on the battlefield/ [... names as above...]/ 1914-1918/ "It is grievous giving their earth to the earth/ and harder still because they are far away"

Service persons

Name Rank Regiment/Battalion Date of death
Sidney Williams Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 11/07/1916
Walter Thomas Private Welsh Regiment 29/05/1917
Benjamin Beynon Private other 23/05/1918
Tudor Thomas Second Lieutenant Royal Welsh Fusiliers 25/11/1917
Joseph Walters Private Royal Army Medical Corps 24/10/1918
Conway Williams Private other 09/04/1917
William Owen Private South Wales Borderers 05/02/1919