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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cardiff
Town
Grangetown
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
F Osborne and Co. Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1921
    Attended by: SGT MAJOR WILDE DCM MM
  • Rededicated
    Date: 30 September 2012
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 30 September 2012
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6673
Current location

Grangetown Albion Sports and Social Club
Paget Street
Grangetown
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF11 7LF
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 17764 74705
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Private Residence
    Cardiff
    South Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • TRANSCO COMPANY OFFICES
    Ferry Rd
    Cardiff
    Cardiff
    South Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: ST 180 760
    Denomination: Undefined
  • HELMONT HOUSE
    Churchill Way
    Cardiff
    Cardiff
    South Glamorgan
    CF10 2NB
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • CARDIFF GAS LIGHT AND COKE CO
    Bute Terrace
    Cardiff
    Cardiff
    South Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Rectangular plaque with semi-circular broken pediment set on a wooden backboard. In the broken pediment is an anchor encircled by a wreath and crossed swords. It is flanked by pillars and the names are in two columns in raised lettering.
Inscription
1914-1918/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE/ CARDIFF GAS LIGHT & COKE COY./ IN MEMORY OF THE FOLLOWING/ EMPLOYEES WHO MADE THE SUPREME/ SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barnes, C
Blacknell, W
Burge, T W J
Coan, S
Cousins, S
Eade, C
Fry, E
Harris, C
Jennings, H
Marshall, F R
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height c800mm, width c600mm
    Materials: Bronze
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Condition
History
2011: Held in private residence whilst plans are underway to redisplay the memorial in City of Cardiff Museum. 1999: APPEARS FULLY RESTORED AND REMOUNTED ALTHOUGH THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE MEMORIAL HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A REPLICA AS SOME DETAIL SEEMS TO BE LACKING IN THE 1999 PHOTOGRAPH.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
TRANSCO
Reference

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