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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)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64869

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Current location

St Davids Church
High St
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan
CF48 2PS
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 032 079
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Nowy headed metal plaque with dedicatory inscription. At top centre a Latin cross. At centre between wording the Regimental symbol, a lion with the words beneath "THE KING'S OWN"
Inscription
TO HE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN TENDER MEMORY OF LIEUT. ARNOLD BAILEY/ 8th KING'S OWN ROYAL LANCASTERS/ THE KING'S OWN/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE ON/ PALM SUNDAY MARCH 24th 1918/ "HE LAID HIS RICHEST GIFT/ ON THE ALTER (sic) OF DUTY, HIS LIFE"/ ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY BY HIS MOTHER AND SISTER
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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