Memorial details

Memorial type
Painting / Print
District
Monmouth
Town
Chepstow
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8th January 1922
    Attended by: Captain Edward Unwin V.C., C.B.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38216

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Current location

St Marys Church
Church St
Chepstow
Monmouth
Gwent
NP16 5HJ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 53590 93975
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The painting commemorates Able Seaman Williams and depicts the scene at which he won his VC. He helped two battalions disembark at Gallipoli's V Beach whilst serving on HMS River Clyde, 1915.
Inscription
(Unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Painting
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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