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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
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: MRS BARTLETT
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1924
    Attended by: CAPT ARTHUR EVANS MP
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
Description
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 6o'clock face has 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/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 289
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 289
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    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: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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