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Memorial details

Memorial type
Panelling
District
Newport
Town
Newport
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 May 1921
    Attended by: Major-General The Hon. E. J. Montagu-Stuart-Wortely, CB, CMG, DSO, MCO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3632
Current location

Situated at the west end of the nave
St Woolos Cathedral
Slow Hill
Newport
Newport
Gwent
NP20 4ED
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 30869 87604
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Consists of two Nailsworth stone panels, mounted on either side of the Norman arch. Lettering is accentuated in red and black for rank and name, respectively. Names are inscribed in order of rank and in four columns on each panel. Each stone panel is entitled with a selection of Regimental Battle Honours.
Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL IS IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF THE MONMOUTHSHIRE REGIMENT WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 [Exact line spacing unknown] 1st Panel: South Africa – Neuve Chappelle – Ypres – Loos / (names) / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO UNDYING MEMORY OF THE / OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND RIFLEMEN OF THE 1ST BATTALION, MONMOUTHSHIRE REGIMENT (T. F) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919. 2nd Panel: Somme – Arras – Lens – Canal Du Nord / (names) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO UNDYING MEMORY OF THE / OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS / AND RIFLEMEN OF THE 1ST BATTALION, MONMOUTHSHIRE REGIMENT (T. F) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, L
Alban, W
Andrews, E
Andrews, W G
Archer, H C
Arden, W G
Arkinstall, J
Ashcroft, M
Ashman, P
Aspinall, J
See details for all 592 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 597
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 597
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, forename initial, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Name, regiment, number
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Panelling
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Nailsworth
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
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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