Penarth

WM reference
6703
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 11 November 1924
  • Unveiled : 11 November 1924
Current location

Alexandra Gardens
Beach Road
Penarth
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF64 3NR
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: ST 187 714
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Obelisk set on a stepped plinth, base, and grass mound. There are steps leading up to the base and the whole is set in a garden. On the 6o'clock face has a figure of winged victory on the prow of a ship holding a wreath and sword.

Inscription

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF PENARTH/ WHO DIED/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918/ ALSO/ 1939 1945/

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Abbott, D
Aberg, A F
Absalom, R
Adams, W
Andrews, D
Angove, E M
Aubrey, S D
Aubrey, C M
Auden, F W G
Bartlett, T
See details for all 307 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 289
Served and returned: 0
Died: 289
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 205
Served and returned: 0
Died: 205
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Korean War (1950-1953)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War - civilians
Total names on memorial: 8
Served and returned: 0
Died: 8
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

VC or GC Recipients
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: 0
Died: 2
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname
Order of information: Undefined

Component

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

Component

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

Component

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

Component

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

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11 November 1924
Attended by: MRS BARTLETT

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11 November 1924
Attended by: CAPT ARTHUR EVANS MP

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

Carter Postcard Collection

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