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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torfaen
Town
Cwmbran
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 06th June 1999
    Attended by: SIR RICHARD HANBURY-TENISON KCVO
  • Rededicated
    Date: 06th June 1999
    Attended by: DOUG HENDERSON MP
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17554
Current location

Group of GKN memorials East of the clubhouse
near the South East corner of the bowling green.
Cwmbran Park Bowls Club
Cocker Avenue Leisure Park
Henllys Way
Cwmbran
Torfaen
Gwent
NP44 3NL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 28848 94460
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • GKN LIMITED WORKS
    Cwmbran New Town
    Torfaen
    Gwent
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque mounted into stone wall. Names in raised lettering. In a group of GKN memorials mounted on a wall behind the Cwmbran Memorial Cross (see #13333, #17553, #17554 and #17555)
Inscription
IN EVER GRATEFUL RECOGNITION / OF THE SPLENDID PATRIOTISM AND HEROIC / SELF SACRIFICE OF THE EMPLOYEES OF / GUEST, KEEN AND NETTLEFOLDS, LTD / (CWMBRAN WORKS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING / AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, W
Bennett, W W
Bosworth, A
Butcher, J
Cantle, R
Cardier, H
Coles, R
Cumbley, R
Davies, J
Desmond, J
See details for all 58 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 58
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 58
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
CROSS WAS COMPLETELY RESTORED (1999) AND ADDED TO A SMALL MEMORIAL COMPLEX, WITH RELOCATED ORIGINAL BRONZE PANELS FROM THE VARIOUS SITES OF INSET PANELS FROM THE FIRM OF GUEST, KEEN AND NETTLEFOLDS LTD ALSO DISPLAYED IN THE WALL OF THE ENCLOSURE.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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