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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Islwyn
Town
Abercarn
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 27 September 1924
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3668
Current location

St Luke's Surgery
Gwyddon Road
Abercarn
Islwyn
Gwent
NP11 5GX
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 21738 94949
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 128
    Cwmcarn Institute
    Newport Rd
    Abercarn
    Islwyn
    Gwent
    NP11 7LZ
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: ST 21946 93485
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Gyddon House
    The Abercarn Tinplaters Memorial Institute
    Abercarn

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
W wooden fireplace with two bronze name plaques
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR / IN VERY GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE / INSCRIBED HERON. WHO AT THE CALL OF THEIR KING AND COUNTRY / LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM FOR THE PATH OF DUTY AND / SELF SACRIFICE ENDURING HARDSHIPS FACED DANGERS AND FINALLY / GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM / (Names) / 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bond, Ag
Bowden, Bc
Bowen, T
Callagham, T C
Ellaway, W
Furber, R P
Gillham, E R
Harper, W
Highley, A
Humphreys, E L
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £601

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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