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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Barry
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61369

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Current location

Dock Offices
Subway Road
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF63 4RT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 12217 67669
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Illuminated Roll of Honour in framed and glazed case. It is headed by a picture of George V with lion to the left and unicorn to the right. To the left and right of these supporters are two flags: on the left the Union Flag and the French Tricolour, and on the right the flags of Belgium and Russia. Beneath the inscription are names in five columns. Note: There is another, different Barry Railway Company WW1 Roll of Honour, of which there are at least three copies, one at the Didcot Railway Centre (memorial 88395), one at the National Railway Museum (memorial 60749) and one at the Barry War Museum (memorial 60749).
Inscription
BARRY RAILWAY CO./ 1914 Roll of Honour 1915/ NAMES OF BARRY COMPANY'S EMPLOYES (sic)/who are Serving in His Majesty's Army and Navy/ (Names)/ FOR KING & COUNTRY!
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 407
    Served and returned: 407
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial of forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood, Glass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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