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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
  • Dedicated
    Date: Oct 1920
    Attended by: REV J S LONGDON MA
  • Unveiled
    Date: 23rd October 1920
    Attended by: LT COLONEL E T REES DSO
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6636

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Current location

Entrance foyer
3-5
Post Office
Holton Road
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF63 4AA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 11577 67994
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Barry Sorting Office
    Dock View Road
    Barry
    Vale Of Glamorgan
    South Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular wooden board with a barley twist edged cornice above and two carved drapes with lion's heads each side. In the centre is a plaque with the dedication and the names.
Inscription
FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918/ IN/ MEMORIAM/ (NAMES)/ "FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH" (small plaque) (line spacing unknown) ERECTED BY THE STAFF OF THE POST OFFICE IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THEIR COLLEAGUES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ OCTOBER 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Breckenridge, C N
Coles, A
Evans, F C
Evans, L G
Hambleton, S C
Harding, C
Jones, I G
Lassetter, W W
Mote, J
Pates, A
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 3FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Wood - Oak
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Costs

Comments: THE PREPARER OF THE MEMORIAL WAS J PHILLIPS OF HOLTON ROAD BARRY

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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