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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Islwyn
Town
Blackwood
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 November 1926
    Attended by: Lord Tredegar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3671
Current location

Blackwood
Islwyn
Gwent
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 170 970
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall Cenotaph with Cross carved in high relief near top. Two wreaths at top of each face.
Inscription
TO THE/ MEMORY/ OF THE MEN/ OF THIS TOWN/ WHO FELL/ SERVING/ THEIR/ COUNTRY/ 1914-1918/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abraham, A
Baker, W
Bennett, Rg
Bray, R
Butler, J
Carey, W J
Clayfield, L
Coles, O
Connolly, T
Copping, Hg
See details for all 81 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 39
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 39
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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