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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Swansea
Town
Morriston
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
36969
Current location

Morriston Community Centre
School Road
Morriston
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA6 6AB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 66981 98299
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Upperforest and Worcester Metalworks
    Old Gasworks Estate
    Morriston
    Swansea
    West Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
GREY MARBLE TABLET MOUNTED ON LOW WALL. TABLET HAS PEDIMENT AT TOP AND SHELF AT BASE. BRASS LETTERING. CARVING WITHIN PEDIMENT OF LAUREL WREATH WITH RIBBONS. The gold lettering is raised.
Inscription
ROLL OF HONOUR/ OF THE EMPLOYEES/ OF THE UPPER FOREST & WORCESTER/ STEEL AND TINPLATE WORKS LTD/ WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ (names in 2 columns)/ GWELL ANGEU NA CHYWILYDD
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbot, Lewis John
Bendle, William James
Benjamin, Cornelius
Booty, Ernest Frederick
Clancy, Francis
Clarke, George Charles
Cole, Thomas John
Davies, Daniel
Davies, Daniel
Davies, John
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 54
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 54
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 40MM, height 1800MM, width 750MM
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
RENOVATED IN 1995
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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