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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Blaenau Gwent
Town
Ebbw Vale
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
CRAFTSMENS GUILD, LONDON, Joseph Whitehead & Sons
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 24th September 1924
    Attended by: SIR FREDERICK MILLS
  • Rededicated
    Date: 10th May 1950
    Attended by: LORD RAGLAN
  • Dedicated
    Date: 24th September 1924
    Attended by: ARCHDEACON OF MONMOUTH
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
2116
Current location

LIBANUS RD AND STEELWORKS RD
ROADSIDE GARDEN
Libanus Rd
Ebbw Vale
Blaenau Gwent
Gwent
NP23 6YY
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 16795 10094
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Crossing
    Ebbw Vale
    Blaenau Gwent
    Gwent
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Square pedestal with relief panels surmounted by soldier raising helmet aloft in right hand and holding rifle in left hand on base with debris of war Relief panels represent the army, navy, merchant marine, air force and the RAMC and the Nursing Services
Inscription
ERECTED IN MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD, 1914 - 1918/ BY THE INHABITANTS OF THE EBBW VALE URBAN DISTRICT ARE/ THEIR NAMES LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (EXACT UNKNOWN)
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
Components
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 5790mm, height 7000mm, width 5790mm
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Site: FREE
Memorial: £3250

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
BLAENAU GWENT BOROUGH COUNCIL
Reference
  • Unveiling & Dedication Programme/ Order of Service Wednesday 24 Sep.1924

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