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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Blaenau Gwent
Town
Tredegar
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Newbury Abbot Trent RBS, W MORRIS ART BRONZE FOUNDRY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 14 December 1924
    Attended by: The Right Hon. The Lord Tredegar
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 December 1924
    Attended by: Rev. E.D. Tegryd Phillips
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2016
Current location

Opposite Parker Motors
Bedwellty Park
B4256
Tredegar
Blaenau Gwent
Gwent
NP22 9AA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 14417 08554
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Soldier holding rifle in 'present arms' position placed in front of obelisk/celtic cross. Black granite tablets laid at base of Memorial with gilded inscription and names.
Inscription
TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND THE / IMMORTAL MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF / TREDEGAR / WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THEY DIED THAT / WE MIGHT LIVE / ALSO / WORLD WAR / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, A
Andrews, C.r.
Andrews, R.o.
Anthony, G
Anthony, H.l.
Arnold, G.
Ashton, R.m.
Babb, C.b.
Badham, A
Badham, W.h.
See details for all 434 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 303
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 303
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 2500MM, height 9000MM, width 2000MM
    Materials: Stone - Staindrop
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
Condition
History
2013: Renovation conducted by Tredegar Town Council. Including amendments to two spelling mistakes of inscribed names. 2012: Mossfords of Cardiff carried out cleaning and refurbishment works. 2000: Tablets added to memorial.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TREDEGAR TOWN COUNCIL

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