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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Monmouth
Town
Govilon
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 November 2005
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3597
Current location

King George V Playing Field
B4246
Govilon
Monmouth
Gwent
NP7 9SE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 26316 14103
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two tablets, one either side of a gate marking the entrance to a park.
Inscription
On Gate Posts: 1. AT THE/ GOING DOWN/ OF THE SUN AND/ IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 2.TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN MEMORY OF THOSE/ FROM THIS PARISH/ WHO LAID/ DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ THIS MEMORIAL/ IS ERECTED 3. ROLL OF HONOUR/(Names) 4. 1939/ (Names)/ WE WILL/ REMEMBER/ THEM/ 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Amyes, Basil J
Davies, Percy
Davies, William
Eastup, William J
Evans, Brynley
Jones, Wilfred
Matthews, George
Miller, William J
Morgan, Edward
Morgan, Godrey E
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick, Stone - Sandstone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
History
Memorial refurbished on 11th November 2005 and again in November 2015. Originally sited in the centre of the village, it was moved in 1937.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Monmouthshire County Council and the Community Council
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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