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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Cardiff
Town
Llandaff
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN RA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 Oct 1924
    Attended by: EARL OF PLYMOUTH
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 Oct 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Llandaff
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6688
Current location

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
Cathedral Green
Llandaff
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 150 770
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
TWO-STEPPED BASE SURMOUNTED BY THREE PLINTHS, CENTRAL ONE HIGHER THAN THE OTHER. FIGURES STAND ATOP THE PLINTH. INSCRIPTION CARVED ON THE FRONT FACE OF THE CENTRAL PLINTH AND ON THE SIDES OF THE OUTER PLINTH. CENTRE PLINTH HAS A ROBED FIGURE WITH ONE ARM RAISED IN BLESSING AND THE OTHER WITH A SHIELD ON IT. FLANKED BY ARMED SCHOOLBOY AND ARMED WORKMAN REPRESENTING TWO SOLDIERS IN TRAINING
Inscription
CENTRAL PLINTH: LLANDAFF REMEMBERS/ HER OWN SONS/ AND THOSE OF/ THE CATHEDRAL SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ NON SIBI SED PATRIAE OUTER PLINTHS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldana, J M
Allen, L R W
Arnold, F C W
Batchelor, R C
Birrel-anthony, H A
Bisatt, R G
Bishop, P H
Braithwaite, J L
Brewer, C E W
Brice-smith, J K
See details for all 105 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 105
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 105
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional,surname,decorations
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figures
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
Recent grant for maintenance
Costs

Comments: 2013 -grant of £2,309 towards maintenance and repairs

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WELLINGTON JOURNAL & SHREWSBURY NEWS by N/A 1924 Source: Media Library Published:N/A WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE
  • War Memorials Trust 2014 ,number 62, page 9

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