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Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Neath
Town
Resolven
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Anglo-Zulu War (1879), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1 November 1925
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel J Edwards Vaughan
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6625
Current location

Village Centre
Tanyrhiw Road
Resolven
Neath
West Glamorgan
SA11 4NA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 83090 02641
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Obelisk on plinth and four stepped base, surrounded by railings. Relief of Union Flag and wreath on front face.
Inscription
Obelisk front face: 1914-1918/ TO OUR/ GLORIOUS DEAD/ LEST/ WE/ FORGET Obelisk 3 o'clock face: 1914-1918/ [Unknown inscription] Plinth front face: (Names)/ SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ (Name)/ ZULU WAR/ (Names) Base front face: 1939-1945/ (Names)/ Iraq/ (Name) Base other faces: 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arnold, T
Bendall, J
Bevan, E C
Bircher, W
Broom, W
Cottle, T
Curwin, J
Davbies, T
Davies, C D
Davies, D
See details for all 85 names
Commemorations
  • Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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