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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cardiff
Town
Tongwynlais
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 July 1919
    Attended by: MRS LEWIS
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20 July 1919
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF LLANDAFF
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13443
Current location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH
Merthyr Rd
Tongwynlais
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 130 820
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
MARBLE TABLETS WITH A SURROUNDING BACBOARD OF BATH STONE.
Inscription
MAIN TABLET: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF THE / SACRIFICES MADE BY THE UNDERMENTIONED MEMBERS OF THIS / CHURCH AND RESIDENTS OF TONGWYNLAIS WHO SERVED IN / HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-18 / (NAMES) WW1 TABLET, LOWER CENTRE: THIS TABLET WAS UNVEILED BY / MRS LEWIS OF GREENMEADOW / AND DEDICATED BY THE / VENERABLE ARCHDEACON OF LLANDAFF / O SUNDAY JULY 20TH 1919 / HENRY WILLIAMS, VICAR / J. OWAIN JONES, CURATE WW2 TABLET, LOWER LEFT: 1939-1945 / THE SUPREME / (NAMES) WW2 TABLET, LOWER RIGHT: WORLD WAR II / SACRIFICE OF / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, T
Austin, C E
Barber, F
Basset, E
Bassett, I
Bassett, R
Bassett, T W
Bavan, C
Bridge, G
Bright, A
See details for all 179 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 180
    Served and returned: 148
    Died: 32
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 40MM, height 2100MM, width 2100MM
    Materials: Marble
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Bath
Condition
History
LETTERING ON TABLET WAS RETOUCHED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
ST MICHAELS CHURCH

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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