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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Torfaen
Town
Cwmbran
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Anglo-Zulu War (1879), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 2004
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60851
Current location

The John Fielding
1 Caradoc Road
Cwmbran
Torfaen
Gwent
NP44 1PP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 294 956
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Public House named after John Fielding VC. Pte John Fielding (aka Williams) served with the 24th Regiment of Foot (later the Welsh Borderers). He won the Victoria Cross at the defence of Rorke's Drift, in the Zulu War, on 22/23 January 1879. He was a resident of Cwmbran and the pub was named in his honour in 2004.
Inscription
The John Fielding
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Building
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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