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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Cardiff
Town
Splott
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Rededicated
    Date: 11th November 1996
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th November 1921
    Attended by: Lord Tredegar
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6721
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Splott Road
Splott
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF24 2BY
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 20134 76694
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
A canopied calvary on a column on a plinth which is mounted on a three step octagonal base.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD THIS CALVARY / WAS ERECTED IN MEMORY / OF THOSE WHO DIED / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / AND RESTORED TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO DIED IN THE / 2ND WORLD WAR / AND SUBSEQUENT CONFLICTS / MAY THEY REST IN PEACE / (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 139
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
History
The memorial was fully restored in 1996. Most of the names on the slate tablets on the memorial had been obliterated. The names were rediscovered due to an appeal by letter to the readers of the Cardiff Echo.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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