Gorseinon and District

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Reference WMO270609

Address:

Council Offices

West Street

Gorseinon

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Wall
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Stone Stone (any)
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Non-Specific Conflict
About the memorial: Stone wall with black marble tablet, which has inscribed lettering, also an inscribed cross at top centre, the British Legion coat of arms at bottom left, and the town coat of arms at bottom right. There is also an attached brass plaque at bottom centre- whose contents are unknown. Although no conflict is specified, the inscription suggests that the two world wars are central to the meaning of the memorial - see under Names tab.
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Tablet-This memorial was raised to celebrate the advent of the third millenuium,/and to commemorate the men and women of the Gorseinon Community/who sacrificed their lives to secure the freedoms, which we now enjoy./THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD:/AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN./AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN, AND IN THE NORNING,./WE WILL REMEMBER THEM Brass Plaque- [unknown]

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