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Memorial details

Memorial type
Memorial homes / Alms houses
District
Cardiff
Town
Rumney
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6713
Current location

6713
Douglas Haig Memorial Houses
Beaumaris Road
Rumney
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF3 3JZ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 21900 79200
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial homes along with a remembrance stone, and individual plaques on houses.
Inscription
On the Remembrance Stone in the middle of the greenery: DOUGLAS HAIG/ MEMORIAL HOMES/ THESE HOMES WERE ERECTED/ BY THE CITIZENS OF CARDIFF/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ THE FALLEN/ 1939-1945 On the Green Plaque No. 1: PLYMOUTH/ (WELFARE & COMFORTS)/ MEMORIAL HOUSES/ THESE THREE HOMES/ WERE PROVIDED FROM/ THE SURPLUS FUNDS OF/ THE GLAMORGAN WELFARE/ & COMFORTS ASSOCIATION/ & OFFICERS' CLUB, CARDIFF,/ AS FITTING TRIBUTE TO/ THE RT. HON./ THE EARL OF PLYMOUTH,/ P.C.,/ THEIR FOUNDER & LEADER On Green Plaque No. 2: 1939 (ROYAL ENGINEERS WREATH/CREST) 1945/ ROYAL ENGINEERS/ MEMORIAL HOME Blue Plaque: GIVEN BY THE ROYAL AIR FORCE/ BENEVOLENT/ FUND Beige Plaque: HAIG/ HOMES/ THE GIFT/ OF THE/ BRITISH LEGION
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Concrete
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 150.4, height 60 cm, width 77 cm
    Materials: Marble - Grey
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Copper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Constructed with funds from several armed services departments/regiments as stated on plaques and memorial stone.
Responsibility
Cardiff City Council

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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