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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Newport
Town
Newport
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 Oct 1921
    Attended by: MR G L HARDING
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3686
Current location

Wall mounted at end of the public counter
visible from interior and exterior of building
19
Post Office
Sovereign Arcade
Kingsway Centre
Newport
Newport
Gwent
NP20 1EB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 31265 87881
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Post Office
    High Street
    Newport
    Newport
    Gwent
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: TL 52154 34047
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cream Marble Tablet with 3 coats of arms above the inscription, and a decorative border, on a black stone backboard. A separate plain white marble tablet is attached to the bottom of the WW1 tablet for WW2
Inscription
ERECTED BY THE POST OFFICE WORKERS / OF NEWPORT AND DISTRICT / IN MEMORY OF THEIR COLLEAGUES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914 -1919. / (NAMES) / ALSO IN MEMORY OF / THEIR COLLEAGUES WHO LOST THEIR LIVES / IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945. / (NAMES).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, A T
Baulch, P
Beighton, A W
Berry, I A
Cambray, G
Church, H S
Clissold, E V
Cook, C
Cutler, E G
Davies, C J
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forenames
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference

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