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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Cardiff
Town
Whitchurch
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War - civilians, First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS R L BOLTON OF CHELTENHAM
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th December 1923
    Attended by: MRS LEVETT
  • Rededicated
    Date: 26th September 1948
    Attended by: Bishop of Llandaff
  • Dedicated
    Date: 08th December 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Llandaff
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6724
Current location

On green outside
The Library
Park Rd
Whitchurch
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF14 7BQ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 15085 80388
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Greatcoated Tommy in Service Dress Cap resting on arms reversed on plinth and three stepped base. Srrounded by chain-link fence.
Inscription
IN/ PROUD & HONOURED/ MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF/ WHITCHURCH/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ SEMPER FIDELIS/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, James H
Allen, Frederick J
Ball, Edwin C
Bater, Harold
Beecroft, Fanrk
Bird, Albert
Bissett, David
Booy, Edward S
Booy, Walter J
Chiney, William G
See details for all 123 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 124
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 124
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 143
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 143
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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