Maesteg Servicemen Statue

WM 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
TOWN SQUARE. Adjacent to Post Office.
Talbot St
Maesteg
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
Wales
OS Grid Ref.: SS 850 910
Denomination: Undefined

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

Names on memorial

Ackerman, Thomas
Anderson, F S
Astley, E
Austin, J
Bailey, M
Banks, F
Barry, J
Bartram, S J
Bevan, D
Bevan, E E
See details for all 228 names

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

Plinth
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Granite
Listed?: No

Component

Figures
Condition: Good
Measurements:
Materials: Bronze
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

Reference

Carter Postcard Collection

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