Llandaff And Llandaff Cathedral School

Our reference
6688
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 18 Oct 1924
  • Dedicated : 18 Oct 1924

Current location

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL,Cathedral Green,Llandaff,Cardiff,South Glamorgan,Wales
OS Grid Ref.: ST 150 770
Denomination: Church in Wales

Description

TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY THREE PLINTHS, CENTRAL ONE HIGHER THAN THE OTHER. FIGURES STAND ATOP THE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CENTRAL PLINTH AND ON THE SIDES OF THE OUTER PLINTH. CENTRE PLINTH HAS A ROBED FIGURE WITH ONE ARM RAISED IN BLESSING AND THE OTHER WITH A SHIELD ON IT. FLANKED BY ARMED SCHOOLBOY AND ARMED WORKMAN REPRESENTING TWO SOLDIERS IN TRAINING

Inscription

CENTRAL PLINTH: LLANDAFF REMEMBERS/ HER OWN SONS/ AND THOSE OF/ THE CATHEDRAL SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ NON SIBI SED PATRIAE OUTER PLINTHS: (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 105
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,additional,decorations
Order of information: additional,surname,decorations

Component

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 18 Oct 1924
Attended by: EARL OF PLYMOUTH

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 18 Oct 1924
Attended by: Bishop of Llandaff

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

Reference

WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 1924 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Archive for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this will be included in the record during 2015.

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