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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Barry
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 31 October 1922
    Attended by: Earl of Plymouth
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Llandaff
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6635

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Current location

Left hand wall of the building's east entrance
Dock Office
Barry Docks
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF63 4RT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 12242 67659
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze plaque set within a stone frame beneath a decorative triangular pediment containing the Barry Railway Company Coat of Arms and a Welsh dragon.
Inscription
BARRY RAILWAY / TO THE MEMORY AND IN HONOUR/ OF THOSE OF THE COMPANY'S STAFF/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY 1914 - 1919/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, W J
Baker, T
Beckinsale, S
Bellamy, C
Blake, T H
Broome, J
Bryan, R
Burton, F
Clarke, P
Close, T J
See details for all 65 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 65
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 65
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname,forename initials, occupation
    Order of information: Occupation, alphabetically
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Railway Magazine v.51 p.483 (Dec.1922)
  • R J Rimmel, History of the Barry Railway Company, 1884-1921 (Cardiff: Western Mail Ltd, 1923).
  • Railway Gazette 3 November 1922 p.557

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