HistoryPoints News

Aug 11, 2012

Betws-y-Coed's war dead recognised

The names of the people from the Betws area who died in the world wars are hidden from the sight of the ...
many visitors to the town. They're listed on commemorative boards inside the Memorial Hall, normally locked. Now anyone can scan the QR barcodes outside the hall - very close to the famous Pont-y-Pair bridge - and read about those who are listed. We've included some extra names too, after our researches revealed some people from Betws-y-Coed who were overlooked when the official memorials were created. Genealogists, military historians and others can also read the details here.