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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Merthyr Tydfil
Town
Merthyr Tydfil
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C. 1920s
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60429

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Current location

Cyfarthfa Castle School
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan
CF47 8
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 050 060
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Nowy headed plaque. Above the inscription at centre top is a shield with saintly figure. At the four corners are decorative rosettes.
Inscription
CYFARTHFA CASTLE SCHOOL/ IN MEMORY OF THE/ OLD BOYS OF THIS/ SCHOOL WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ AND/ IN/ GRATITUDE FOR/ THOSE WHO WERE RESTORED TO US/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: forename,surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
The school

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