Radyr Allegory

WM reference
2011
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Current location

JUNCTION OF HEOL ISAF AND KINGS ROAD
Heol Isaf
Radyr
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: ST 132 803
Denomination: Undefined

Description

FEMALE FIGURE HOLDING TORCH ALOFT IN RIGHT HAND AND WREATH IN LOWERED LEFT HAND, SURMOUNTING SQUARE PEDESTAL. ON LOWER PLATFORM KNEELS A WINGED CHILD

Inscription

TO THE/ LASTING HONOUR/ OF RADYR'S/ GALLANT DEAD/ ALSO OF THE ONE HUNDRED/ AND FORTY SEVEN OTHERS/ FROM THE PARISH/ WHO ALSO/ SERVED/ 1914-1918/ (NAMES) THEY DIED FOR/ FREEDOM/ 1939-1945/ (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Bird, Raymond
Davies, Alec
Dew, Richard I
Fisher, Harry B
Fordham, Robert
Gainey, Henry O
Goodacre, Harry
Hall, George Perry
Heddon, William H
Jenkins, Walter L
See details for all 20 names

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 13
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 13
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 20
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 20
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname,forename

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone - Portland
Listed?: No

History

RECENTLY CLEANED 1995

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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