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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Blaenau Gwent
Town
Brynmawr
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
R PRICE OF ABERGAVENNY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 Oct 1927
    Attended by: Major the Hon Wilfred Russell Bailey DSO
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 October 1927
    Attended by: Re. F T Oswell, L.D., A.R.C.O.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3588
Current location

Market Hall
Market Square
Brynmawr
Blaenau Gwent
Gwent
NP23 4AJ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 19102 11688
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Statue of soldier resting on arms reversed atop an oblong plinth decorated with a cornice and dentil borders. The rectangular base is set on two steps enclosed in an area bounded by a wrought iron fence.
Inscription
(All Sides): 1939-1945/1914-1918/ (Names) (Front): OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918 (Back): EIN MEIRW GOGONEDDUS/1914-1918 (Translation: Our Glorious Dead) (Right): THEIR NAME WILL LIVE/FOR EVERMORE (Left): ERYS EU HENWAU BYTH/YN WYRDD ( Literal Translation: Their names for ever green)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 92
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 92
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Brynmaur War Memorial- Programme of the Unveiling and Dedication - Sunday 30th Oct. 1927
  • Welsh Industrial and Maritime Museum, Butt Street Cardiff CF1 6AN Tel: 0222 481 919 - Archive Photos of ceremony

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