previous
next
  • Use this image under non-commercial licence

    This image was created and shared by: Bernadette Hope

    The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © Bernadette Hope (WMR-6703)

    Embed
    HTML: BBCode:

Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Penarth
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Second World War - civilians, VC or GC Recipients
Maker
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHN RA (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: MRS BARTLETT
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: CAPT ARTHUR EVANS MP
  • Show More (1)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6703
Current location

Alexandra Gardens
Beach Road
Penarth
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF64 3NR
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 18742 71468
Denomination: Undefined

View location on Google Maps
Description
Granite Obelisk set on a stepped plinth, base, and grass mound. There are steps leading up to the base and the whole is set in a garden. On the 6 o'clock face there is a figure of Winged Victory on the prow of a ship holding a wreath and sword.
Inscription
IN GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF PENARTH/ WHO DIED/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 1918/ ALSO/ 1939 1945/THESE MEN DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY/
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, D
Aberg, A F
Absalom, R
Adams, W
Andrews, D
Angove, E M
Aubrey, C M
Aubrey, S D
Auden, F W G
Bartlett, E W
See details for all 307 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 289
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 289
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 205
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 205
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: depth 0, height 0, width 0
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: depth 0, height 0, width 0
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plinth
    Measurements: depth 0, height 0, width 0
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: depth 0, height 0, width 0
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection
  • Map of Penarth , Vale of Glamorgan

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.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-6703

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.