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Llandaff And Llandaff Cathedral School

WM 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

Names on memorial

Aldana, J M
Allen, L R W
Arnold, F C W
Batchelor, R C
Birrel-anthony, H A
Bisatt, R G
Bishop, P H
Braithwaite, J L
Brewer, C E W
Brice-smith, J K
See details for all 105 names

Subject/Period

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

Component

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

Component

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

Ceremony

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

Ceremony

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

History

Recent grant for maintenance

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: 2013 -grant of £2,309 towards maintenance and repairs

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Corporate, public
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

Reference

War Memorials Trust 2014 ,number 62, page 9

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