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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: 6 June 1999
    Attended by: SIR RICHARD HANBURY-TENISON KCVO
  • Rededicated
    Date: 6 June 1999
    Attended by: DOUG HENDERSON MP
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17555
Current location

Bowling Club
Llanfrechfa Way
Cwmbran
Torfaen
Gwent
NP44 8HT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 302 946
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • GKN Ltd Colliery
    Cwmbran New Town
    Torfaen
    Gwent
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Plaque mounted on a wall with names in raised lettering and a palm leaf above.
Inscription
IN EVER GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF/ THE SPLENDID PATRIOTISM AND HEROIC/ SACRIFICE OF THE EMPLOYEES OF/ GUEST KEEN AND NETTLEFOLDS LTD/ (DOWLAIS CARDIFF COLLIERY, ABERCYNON)/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING/ AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, J
Atkins, J
Bales, A
Brinkworth, W
Chapman, W
Chatman, F
Collier, C
Cook, S
Crimmins, J
Dart, R
See details for all 79 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 84
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 84
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
1999: CROSS WAS COMPLETELY RESTORED 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
Sponsorship
Corporate

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