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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Lliw Valley
Town
Ystalyfera
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23 December 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of St Davids
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2046
Current location

British Legion Hall
Commercial Street
Ystalyfera
Lliw Valley
West Glamorgan
SA9 2HR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 76793 08917
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Clwyn Gwyn Park
    Commercial Street
    Ystalyfera
    Lliw Valley
    West Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SN 760 080
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Four stepped base surmounted by triple tiered plinth and obelisk. Dedicatory inscription on three plaques attached to the front face of the tiered plinths. Calvary on octagonal column and base. WW2 tablets added to three faces of the base.
Inscription
(NAMES) (EXACT INSCRIPTION UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ambridge, Ben
Austin, Daniel
Baker, Lewis W S
Bates, Edward
Boyd, Thomas
Charles, William T
Clee, Elwyn
Cox, David M
Davies, Alcwyn
Davies, Daniel J
See details for all 76 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: height C 3720MM, width C 1650MM
    Materials: Stone - Local
Condition
History
1983: MEMORIAL BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN BROKEN UP WHEN THE NEW ONE WAS CREATED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Imperial War Museum, Film Archive MGH 3720
  • British Silent Cinema and the Great War by Michael Hammond and Michael Williams (Eds.) pp 145-158 Published:Palgrave Macmillan 2011 Chapter 11: 'The Dead, Battlefield Burials and the Unveiling of War Memorials in Films of the Great War Era' by Toby Haggith
  • Unveiling Programme/ Order of Service 1922 Names and ranks listed.

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