HistoryPoints News

Nov 6, 2020

Meirionnydd remembrance on mobiles


We have recently added eight war memorials in Meirionnydd to our coverage, which now features 170 war memorials across Wales. The HistoryPoints QR codes near each memorial allow you to discover much more than the list of inscribed names. In Aberdyfi, we've ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

featured both the village memorial and the memorial in Penhelig Park to the commandos who trained locally during the Second World War. Most of them had fled to Britain to avoid Nazi persecution. Many were later killed in action - you can discover who they were by scanning the QR codes beside the commando memorial. In Blaenau Ffestiniog, we provide details of the prominent memorial to the Oakeley Slate Quarries employees who died in the First World War. Click here for the list of all our war memorial web pages, including links which will take you to any of the individual pages.