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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cardiff
Town
Cardiff
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
30105
Current location

47
Cardiff Royal Infirmary
Newport Road
Cardiff
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF24 0AD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 19326 76880
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A rectangular tablet with border of laurel and St George’s Flag, is mounted on the wall. A colourful figure of St George who slays the dragon is on the left side and carved inscription on the right. A regiment badge above inscription, followed by a quotation. Red lettering with roman caps.
Inscription
THIS OPERATING THEATRE WAS BUILT/ BY HIS FATHER AND MOTHER/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF THEIR SON/ 2ND LIEUTENANT W.H. SEAGER/ 10TH BATT. SOUTH WALES BORDERERS/ KILLED IN ACTION AT NEUVE CHAPELLE/ FEB. 7TH 1916/ "WHO COMPREHENDS HIS TRUST AND TO THE SAME/ WHO KEEPS FAITHFUL WITH A SINGLENESS OF AIM/ THIS IS THE HAPPY WARRIOR THIS IS HE/ WHOM EVERY MAN IN ARMS SHOULD WISH TO BE."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Seager, W H
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
2003: FIELDWORKER REPORTS THAT THE INFIRMARY WILL BE CLOSING AND AS SUCH THE MEMORIAL IS UNDER THREAT.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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