Port Talbot

Our reference
2060
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 04th July 1925

Current location

PARK,Port Talbot,Port Talbot,West Glamorgan,Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SS 750 840
Denomination: Unknown

Description

VICTORIOUS PEACE SURMOUNTING SQUARE PEDESTAL WITH RELIEF PANELS ON THREE SIDES REPRESENTING IMMORTALITY, PEACE AND THE SUPREME SACRIFICE, ALSO DATES RELIEFS: 1) NUDE MALE HOLDING WREATH AND SWORD WITH BATTLE SCENE FRIEZE 2) FEMALE FIGURE WITH CHILD AND LAMB 3) DRAPED FEMALE FIGURE HOLDING PALM AND LAMP, FRIEZE DEPICTS MARCHING SOLDIERS CARRYING WOUNDED PAST BATTLEFIELD CROSSES

Inscription

1914 1918 / TO THE GLORY / OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / OUR HONOURED DEAD / WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / O VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME / THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT, THROUGH BATTLE FLAME / TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED / YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED / ALSO 1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: Unknown
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: Unknown
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Component

Pedestal
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 2580MM
Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Listed?: No

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 2580MM
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 04th July 1925
Attended by: FIELD MARSHAL SIR WILLIAM R ROBERTSON BART GCB GCMG KCVO DSO

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

Neath Port Talbot Council

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