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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Monmouth
Town
Chepstow
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Eric Francis (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 January 1922
    Attended by: Lieut Col C A Evill DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3674
Current location

Town centre
Beaufort Square
Chepstow
Monmouth
Gwent
NP16 5EU
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 53382 93905
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped base surmounted by tapering square column with sunken panels and fluted sides. Whole is then surmounted by an urn. Inscription carved into the stone on one side of the column and names on three metal plaques on the other sides. Two for First World War and one for Second World War.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: THEY / SHALL RISE / AGAIN / IN GREATER / GLORY 3 o'clock face: (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, J
Bailey, V
Ball, H
Ballinger, W S
Barry, T
Bevan, S
Bircham, H W
Breen, E C
Carey, H
Collins, B W
See details for all 116 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 35
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 35
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: depth 4000 mm, height 8000 mm, width 4000 mm
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Chepstow Town Council
Reference
  • Cardiff Times 10 January 1922 Unveiling ceremony
  • Local Publication/Booklet 10 January 1922 South Wales News Unveiling ceremony
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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