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Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
Town
Pontypridd
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Palestine (1918-1948), Korean War (1950-1953), Egypt and the Suez Crisis (1951-1956), Falklands Conflict (1982)
Maker
Capita Symonds (Designer)
Costain (Builder)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4 November 2011
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 November 2011
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Mid Glamorgan
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
62308
Current location

Ynysangharad Memorial Park
85 Taff Street
Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan
CF37 4SL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 07429 90031
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A memorial park consists of obelisk and two Portland stone walls with black granite name tablets placed at an angle. One wall has the names for WW1 and the other for WW2 and later conflicts.
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THOSE FROM THE/ URBAN DISTRICT OF PONTYPRIDD/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES SERVING FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ AND THE FREEDOM OF OTHERS./ ER COF AM Y BOBL HYNNY O/ DDOSBARTH TREFOL PONTYPRIDD/ A GOLLODD EU BYWYUDAU TROS EU GWLAD/ AC ER RHYDDID POPL ERAILL Wall 1: (Names) Wall 2: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 821
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 821
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 491
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 491
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Egypt and the Suez Crisis (1951-1956)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Black
Condition
History
2003: THE SWIMMING POOL AT THE MEMORIAL PARK IS AT RISK AND THERE IS MUCH DISCUSSION AS TO ITS FUTURE. 2002 Aug. : opposition to proposal to sell part of the park for retail development.
Costs

Memorial: c£80,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate,public
Details: There was a public appeal for funds by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council.
Responsibility
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council as Trustee of Ynysangharad Park.

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