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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Blaenau Gwent
Town
Blaina
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3679
Current location

Adjacent to Blaina RFC ground.
Central Park
Surgery Rd
Blaina
Blaenau Gwent
Gwent
NP13 3BA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 20047 08839
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rough hewn block mounted on low square pedestal. Names and Inscription on polished marble tablets surrounding base. Incised. Incised gilt lettering.
Inscription
REMEMBER THE LOVE OF THEM / WHO CAME NOT HOME FROM THE WARS / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN / OF NANTYGLO AND BLAINA / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES OF THE / SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ ROLL OF HONOUR / 1914-1918/ (Names) / 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrahams, A
Adney, C H
Allen, T R
Andrews, F
Austin, M S
Baker, G
Beck, G
Bennett, F S
Bevan, F R V
Bond, A
See details for all 148 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 148
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 148
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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