previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Ceri Jones

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Ceri Jones (WMR-3653)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Orphan work

    The source of this image is unknown and is shared as an orphan work.

  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Ceri Jones

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Ceri Jones (WMR-3653)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Ceri Jones

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Ceri Jones (WMR-3653)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Ceri Jones

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Ceri Jones (WMR-3653)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Monmouth
Town
Usk
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 November 1922
    Attended by: Maj Gen Sir Godfrey Williams
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3653
Current location

Located on the cemetery grounds near the Priory Church of St Mary
St Marys Priory
Priory Street
Usk
Monmouth
Gwent
NP15 1BR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 37819 00823
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Latin cross with tapering shaft set on two steps with an octagonal base. The whole is set on gravel with a rectangular stone surround.
Inscription
On shaft of cross: 1939 / (names) / 1945 6 o'clock face of top step: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND THE / HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / USK WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WARS / R.I.P. 6 o'clock face of bottom step: (names) Front three faces of base: (names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ault, K
Bower, A J H
Carey, W
Colwell, S
Cook, F A
Cook, W C
Crichton, Mc
Davies, D B
Davies, E J
Davies, G
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 51
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 51
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: No order
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-3653

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.