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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Newport
Town
Newport
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 13th May 2009
    Attended by: Reverend Edward Mathias-Jones of St. Stephen's Church, current employees and the families of those commemorated
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1924
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
3688
Current location

Beside Brynbuga Usk River
Orb Works
Stephenson Street
Newport
Newport
Gwent
NP19 0RD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 32198 86177
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Orb Works
    Corporation Rd
    Newport
    Newport
    Gwent
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: ST 310 880
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cenotaph on two stepped base
Inscription
6 O'Clock Face: 1914 1919/ EMPLOYEES AT THE/ NEWPORT WORKS/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY/ THEIR PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ EMPLOYERS 9 O'Clock Face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, D
Adams, F B
Addams-williams, A D
Anderson, R
Aston, S
Aston, T E
Baker, C
Barker, F
Barlow, J
Bebb, J H
See details for all 121 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, additional
    Order of information: By place of work
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
2009: renovated
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Tata Steel / Orb Electrical Steels
Reference

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