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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Port Talbot
Town
Port Talbot
County
Neath Port Talbot
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS, MESSRS LANCASTER FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 July 1925
    Attended by: Field Marshal Sir William R Robertson Bart GCB GCMG KCVO DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 27 June 1925
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop of LLandaff
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2060
Current location

Set in parkland with pathway directly centre.
17
Talbot Memorial Park
Talbot Road
Port Talbot
Port Talbot
Neath Port Talbot
SA13 1PT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 77317 89063
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Victorious Peace surmounting square pedestal with relief panels on three sides representing immortality, peace and the supreme sacrifice, also dates Reliefs: 1) Nude male holding wreath and sword with battle scene frieze 2) Female figure with child and lamb 3) Draped female figure holding palm and lamp, frieze depicts marching soldiers carrying wounded past battlefield crosses
Inscription
1914 1918 / TO THE GLORY / OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / OUR HONOURED DEAD / WHO FELL / IN THE GREAT WAR / O VALIANT HEARTS WHO TO YOUR GLORY CAME / THROUGH DUST OF CONFLICT, THROUGH BATTLE FLAME / TRANQUIL YOU LIE, YOUR KNIGHTLY VIRTUE PROVED / YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED / ALSO 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height 2580MM
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height 2580MM
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Neath Port Talbot Council

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