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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Monmouth
Town
Abergavenny
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Messrs Humphrey & Oakes
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 25 March 1921
    Attended by: Mr. Edwin Jones, Local Clergy and Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 25 March 1921
    Attended by: Reverend M. E. Davies MA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3625
Current location

Junction of Cross Street and Market Street
Town Hall
Cross Street
Abergavenny
Monmouth
Gwent
NP7 5EH
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 29922 14196
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Locomotive Sheds
    Abergavenny
    Monmouth
    Gwent
    NP7 5UR
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: SO 29096 14174
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular brass plaque mounted onto an oak backboard. Additional plaque added just below the WW1 plaque for the WW2 names. Incised inscription.
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE EMPLOYEES IN THE LOCOMOTIVE DEPARTMENT / L & N.W. RLY., ABERGAVENNY AND SUB-STATIONS / IN MEMORY OF THEIR FELLOW-WORKMEN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918. / (names)/ 1939 - WORLD WAR - 1945/ (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bedford, J A C
Booth, C J
Bowden, H J G
Davies, I E C
Evans, G T
Fitzpatrick, N
Gibbons, R C
Hill, W W
Jones, T R
Knight, A C
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initials, manner of death, place of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename initial, rank, manner of death
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Costs

Comments: Memorial provided by the War Relief Fund

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Details: The War Relief Fund
Reference
  • LNWR Magazine 1921: (ZPER13/7 PRO) RCHS Modern Transport GWR Newsletter 9, p. 29 (November 2010)

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