Port Talbot

WM 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: Undefined

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

Names on memorial

None recorded

Subject/Period

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

Subject/Period

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

Component

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

Component

Sculpture
Condition: Good
Measurements:
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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