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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Swansea
Town
Swansea
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 6 December 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 6 December 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of Birmingham
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37016
Current location

St Joseph's Cathedral
Convent Street
Swansea
Swansea
West Glamorgan
SA1 2BX
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 65564 94462
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
Sandstoen wheel Cross with tapering shft surmnting stone pedestal. Names and inscription carved on pedestal. Sloping stone base. Celtic style carving on head and shaft of Cross.
Inscription
THIS CROSS IS ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF ST JOSEPHS PARISH/ TO THE MEMORY OF THEIR NOBLE/ DEAD WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1919/ THEIR NAMES ARE INSCRIBED HERE/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Alexander, David
Anderson, Andy
August, Paul
Begley, Patrick
Bevan, Ernest
Bishop, John
Blake, Patrk
Brambley, Thos
Carrol, Wm
Casey, Michl
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 122
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 122
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 720MM, height C 5600MM, width 720MM
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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