At present no image of this war memorial is available for online display. If you have a photograph of this war memorial, please upload it via our image upload form for inclusion on the Register. The image will be credited to yourself and free for reuse for non-commercial purposes by others under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Barry
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6632

Support the IWM War Memorial Register

Donate with Just Giving

Since 1988 IWM's War Memorials Register has been creating a national register of UK war memorials and the names of the individuals they commemorate. IWM needs your support to ensure that we can add to and maintain our these important records.

Current location

St Helen's Church
Wyndham Street
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF63 4EL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 12168 68446
Denomination: Roman Catholic

View location on Google Maps
Description
A crucifix with the figure of Christ set on a tapering plinth and stepped base. The names are on the 6o,clock face in black lettering with the dedication.
Inscription
ST HELEN'S BARRY/ THIS CALVARY IS ERECTED TO THE HONOUR/ AND GLORY OF GAD IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL/ MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO/ SACRIFICEED THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS/ 1914-1918./ (Names)/ ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO THEM O LORD/ AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM./ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE. 1939- 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, Richard
Bigley, William
Britt, Frank
Burke, Joseph
Dalton, Martin
Dalton, Walter
Dempsey, John
Diggins, James
Dowling, John
Doyle, Alfred
See details for all 32 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 32
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 32
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-6632

For queries, please contact [email protected]