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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Cardiff
Town
Cathays
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR EDWIN LUTYENS (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st November 1924
    Attended by: MAJ-GEN SIR THOMAS O MARDEN KBE CB CMG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 01st November 1924
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17687

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Current location

MAINDY BARRACKS
Whitchurch Rd
Cathays
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 180 770
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PORTLAND STONE CENOTAPH OF GREAT SIMPLICITY, STANDING IN A GRASS ENCLOSURE. SQUARE IN PLAN AND STANDS ON THREE STEPS.BASE OF TWO UNMOULDED RECTANGULAR BLOCKS. ABOVE THIS IS A MOULDED COURSE. UPPER PART IS DIMINISHED FIRST AT THE SIDES AND THEN FRONT AND BACK. AT THE TOP IS A RECESSED SLAB. LAUREL WREATHS AND REGIMENTAL EMBLEMS. TABLET BEARS LEGEND 'STICK IT THE WELCH'
Inscription
(EAST FACE) MCMXIV MCMXIX/ ER/ GOGONIANT I DDUW/ AC/ ER COF AM/ EIN/ CYDFILWYR DEWR/ YN/ Y FATALIWN GYNTAF AR AIL OR/ GATRAWD GYMREIG/ A FU FARW DROS EU GWLAD/ YN Y RHYFEL MAWR/ CODWYN Y GOLFN HON/ GAN FILWYR O BOB GRADD/ PERTHYNNOL IR/ FATLIWN GYNTAF AR AIL/ OR GATRAWD GYMREIG/ A LLAWER O BERTHYNASAU/ Y RHAI A GWYMPODD (WEST FACE) MCMXIV MCMXIX/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN THE MEMORY/ OUR/ GALLANT COMRADES/ OF THE/ 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS/ OF THE WELCH REGIMENT/ WHO/ DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING/ THE GREAT WAR/ ERECTED BY ALL RANKS/ PAST AND PRESENT/ OF THE/ 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS/ THE WELCH REGIMENT/ AND/ BY MANY OF THE RELATIVES/ OF THE FALLEN (SOUTH FACE) 1939 - 1945/ TO/ THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ OUR/ FALLEN COMRADES/ OF/ THE WELCH REGIMENT/ WHO/ DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ DURING/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ KOREA 1950 - 52
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 3050MM, width 1070MM
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Condition
History
GRADE II LISTED BY CADW 19 MAY 1975. REF NO 13828
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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