Maesteg Servicemen Statue

Our reference
6767
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 11 Nov 1926
  • Dedicated : 11 Nov 1926

Current location

St Davids,Talbot St,Maesteg,Ogwr,Mid Glamorgan,Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SS 850 910
Denomination: Unknown

Description

SOLDIER WITH RIFLE RAISED 'ON GUARD', STANDING PROTECTIVELY OVER A WOUNDED COMRADE LYING ON THE GROUND. ON BROAD GRANITE PLINTH. TWO-STEP, TALL RECTANGULAR BASE. SCULPTURE STANDS ON TOP STEP. BRONZE LEAF MOTIF IS APPLIED TO ALL SIDES OF PLINTH.

Inscription

AT GOF UWCH ANGOF

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

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 7FT
Materials: Bronze
Listed?: No

Component

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 10FT 3"
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 11 Nov 1926
Attended by: MAJ-GEN SIR THOMAS O MARDEN KBE CB CMG

Ceremony

Dedicated
Date: 11 Nov 1926
Attended by: REV T T PHILLIPS MA MC

History

RIFLE DAMAGED 2000

Costs

Site: £1000
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

Notes

GLAMORGAN ADVERTISER, 12 NOV 1926

Notes

TRANSCRIPT OF WW1 ROLL OF HONOUR WITH REPORT. NEWSPAPER CUTTING FROM 'THE GLAMORGAN ADVERTISER' NOV.12 1926

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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