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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Monmouth
Town
Monmouth
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3678
Current location

At the south end of the parking area
opposite Great Castle House
Monmouth Castle
Castle Hill
Monmouth
Monmouth
Gwent
NP25 3BS
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 50703 12853
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Granite Celtic cross on a granite base. The 12 o'clock face of the base is polished and the names of the fallen from WW1 are inscribed beneath the badge of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers and a commemorative inscription. A polished granite tablet at the foot of the cross gives the names of the members of the regiment who died in WW2. Further polished granite tablets placed at the base of the 3 and 9 o'clock faces in 2018 record the names of Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers who fell in WW1 while on detached duty and not originally included on the memorial. The regimental badge appears on the tablet on the 3 o'clock face.
Inscription
12 o'clock face: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS/ OF THE ROYAL MONMOUTHSHIRE ROYAL ENGINEERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 /(Names)/ TO THE MEMORY OF ALL RANKS OF THE REGIMENT WHO FELL IN THE/ CAMPAIGNS OF THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ (Names); 3 o'clock face: THE CENTENARY OF THE END OF/ THE GREAT WAR 1918 - 2018/ Remembering those who fell/ whilst on detached duty/ from R Mon RE (M) 1914- 18/ and not originally included on/ this memorial./ (Names); 9 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, O
Anderson, F D
Anderson, W
Ashmore, W
Asquith, T
Ayres, W
Ballingham, F
Barr, F
Barr, W
Bastock, J
See details for all 191 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials and surname
    Order of information: Rank, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 45
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 45
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials and surname
    Order of information: Rank, surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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