Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Cynon Valley
Town
Aberdare
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
17689

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Current location

Junction of Victoria Square and Cardiff Street
Victoria Square
Aberdare
Cynon Valley
Mid Glamorgan
CF44 7LA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 00321 02580
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cenotaph surmounting tapering pillar with stepped capital, on wide stepped base. Inscription in gilt lettering in Welsh and English. Wreath on one side. There is a separate granite tablet at the base to a Falklands casualty.
Inscription
THEIR NAME LIVETH FOREVER MORE New Tablet- In Memory Of/L. Cpl/PHILLIP/ANTHONY/SWEET/Killed in Action Falkland Islands/June 8th 1982/R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sweet, Phillip Anthony
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 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
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, manner of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: height 6000mm
    Materials: Granite - Dalbeattie
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Red
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £1,200

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Aberdare Leader 23rd September 1922, p3

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