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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Neath
Town
Duffryn
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
51161
Current location

St Matthew's Church
Duffryn
Neath
West Glamorgan
SA10 7AZ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 73866 99849
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
White rectangular Sicilian Marble Tablet on a dome headed black marble backboard which has a Latin cross in white marble above the main tablet. The tablet ha a carved wreath in relief at the base.
Inscription
TO/THE GLORY OF GOD/AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/FOR JUSTICE AND RIGHT/IN THE GREAT WAR/1914-1918/[names in 2 columns]/"MAY THEY REST IN PEACE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bowen, John
Campbell, George Spencer
Channon, James
Davies, Ebeneezer
Davies, Jenkin
Edwards, Isaiah G
Evans, Albert B
Evans, David Goodwin
Harding, Edgar V
Harding, Emlyn
See details for all 15 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 15
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sicilian
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Black
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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