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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Cardiff
Town
Grangetown
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Post-1945 war or conflict
Maker
H C Fehr, Mossfords Monumental Sculptors
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th July 1921
    Attended by: Sir J Herbert Cory, Bart, MP; Mr W H Turner, J P; Councillor Sydney Jenkins; Mr W R Smith; Rev J Mills
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11 September 2005
    Attended by: Rev Father Ben Andrews; Capt Norman Lloyd-Edwards
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th July 1921
    Attended by: Rev J Mills; Sir J Herbert Cory, Bart, MP; Mr W H Turner, J P; Councillor Sydney Jenkins; Mr W R Smith
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6684
Current location

Grange Gardens
Holmesdale Street
Grangetown
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF11 7BW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 18010 74899
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze statue of winged victory, bearing laurel wreath and sword, standing on orb. Statue on tall plinth bearing name plaques. Enclosed by railings with scrolled panels. Reliefs of laurels to base.
Inscription
Front face column: DEDICATED IN HONOUR/ OUR MORTAL DEAD/ (Names)/ 1914 - 1919 Other faces columns: (Names) Front face base: GRANGETOWN WAR HEROES MEMORIAL COMMITTEE/ (Names of members of the committe)/ ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTIONS DESIGNED BY H.C. FEHR SCPT. Front face additional plaque: IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THOSE MEMBERS OF/ THE ARMED FORCES/ AND CIVILIANS WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING/ THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ AND SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS/ ERECTED IN 2005 BY/ GRANGETOWN LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY/ IN PARTNERSHIP WITH/ MOSSFORDS OF CARDIFF & CARDIFF COUNTY COUNCIL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, F
Addicot, A B J
Alexander, L
Alimoor, T R
Anderson, J A
Appleby, H
Arkell, E G
Baddoe, A
Baggs, A
Barney, R J M
See details for all 339 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 330
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 330
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: By regiment and rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Condition
History
November 2000: a plaque was added commemorating Pte W T Laugharne. September 2005: a plaque, donated by Messrs Mossfords, was added to remember those who died in WW2. The dedication was organised by the Grangetown Historical Society.
Costs

Memorial: £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Funds raised by voluntary subscription under the auspices of the Grangetown War Heroes Memorial Committee.
Reference

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