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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Monmouth
Town
Monmouth
County
Gwent
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR ALFRED WILLIAM URSELL
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 October 1921
    Attended by: RELATIVES/FRIENDS OF THE FALLEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
65593
Current location

In the school grounds
Monmouth Grammar School changed to Monmouth School c. 1920s
Almshouse St
Monmouth
Monmouth
Gwent
NP25 3XP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 509 127
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Cross on a pillar and base, the whole standing upon a plinth which is mounted on three steps. The names are inscribed on the plinth and the dedicatory inscription on the base of the pillar.
Inscription
In memory of the Old Boys of Monmouth Grammar School who gave their lives in the Great War, 1914-1919. (Exact line spacing unknown). IN MEMORIAM 1914-1919/ OLD MONMOTHIANS KILLED IN WORLD WAR I/ (1914/ (Name)/ 1915/ (Names)/ 1916/ (Names)/ 1917/ (Names)/ 1918/ (Names)/ 1919/ (Names)/ SERVE AND OBEY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • THE BUILDINGS OF WALES by NEWMAN, J 2000 pp 106 and 108 Source: Image Library
  • The Times 03-10-1921 p.7

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