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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torfaen
Town
Ponthir
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 June 1921
    Attended by: Mrs. Gibbon
  • Dedicated
    Date: 30 June 1921
    Attended by: Reverend G. J. Jenkins
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3635
Current location

Ponthir Baptist Church
Station Rd
Ponthir
Torfaen
Gwent
NP18 1GT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 32607 92826
Denomination: Baptist

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Description
White marble tablet with black lettering inscription. A smaller plaque commemorating the Second World War is situated below.
Inscription
WW1 Tablet: IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / (names) / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / "Greater love hath no man than this" WW2 Plaque: (name) / ROYAL ENGINEERS / KILLED IN ACTION TUNISIA / MARCH 24TH 1943 AGED 23
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, James
Berrow, Wm Saml
Carpenter, Robert J
Collins, Harold
Cording, Albert
Cording, Arthur
Drunford, Albert Leonard
James, Frederick
Jarrett, George Maxwell
John, Edward G
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, manner of death, location of death, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
Originally had an oak frame, but was removed in 1979 because of dry rot.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church members
Reference
  • Order of dedication service - 30/6/1921

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