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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Dinas Powys
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1935
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Rededicated
    Date: 21st April 2015
    Attended by: Councillor Chris Franks, chairman of the Community Council; Reverend Andrews James; Mr Derek Brushett; relatives, members of the Legion and a representative from Dinas Powys Ecumenical Seven
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6680
Current location

The Square
Dinas Powys
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF64 4DE
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 15318 71294
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Column built from stone blocks and set on a splayed base within a small park. Bronze wreath at the front and bronze plaques around the column with inscriptions. Bordered by low-level chain-link fence and pillars.
Inscription
6 o' clock face: 1914-1918/ (Names) 9 o'clock face: THEIR NAME LIVETH/ FOR EVERMORE/ EU HENWEAU'N/ PERAROGLI SYDD 3 o'clock face: TO THE/ GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ DINAS POWYS/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR KING/ AND COUNTRY 12 o'clock face: 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barker, Sidney Ath. Geo.
Blackmore, Arthur John
Campbell, James
Collins, Charles
Cooke, Mary
Cooper, Howell Edwin
Cox, Donald Pat.
Dillon, Frederick Hugo
Dunford, David Walter
Elliott, Albert John
See details for all 63 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 36
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 36
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Ashlar
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Fence/ Railing
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone, Metal
Condition
History
October 2010: Memorial was cleaned and renovated. The work was commissioned by Dinas Powys Community Council with assistance from War Memorials Trust (£2,500 grant) and the Vale of Glamorgan Council. July 2010: Cracks appearing to be getting larger. Memorial had black and green marks on the surface. 2008: Cracks evident in the stonework.
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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