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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Ogwr
Town
Bridgend
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians, Malayan Emergency (1948-1960), Falklands Conflict (1982), Iraq War (2003-2011), Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Maker
H H Martyn and Co., MR WALTER COOK MSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6738
Current location

Town Hall Square at the junction of Wyndham Street and Queen Street
Queen Street
Bridgend
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
CF31 1EF
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 90470 79841
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Figure of Britannia with sheathed sword and banner, on square pedestal and tapering obelisk, on three stepped base Carved shields & foliage of palm trees & bays. Emblems of Victory & Sacrifice: cross surrounded by chaplet of bay leaves
Inscription
(EXACT INSCRIPTION UNKNOWN) Plaque 1: 1914-1919/+/1939-1945/ IN MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE MERCHANT NAVY/WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE TWO WORLD WARS Plaques 2-5: [WW1 names] Plaque 6: ALSO/TO THE LASTING MEMORY OF/THE MEN & WOMEN OF THIS URBAN/DISTRICT WHO MADE THE SUPREME/SACRIFICE IN THE WORLD WAR OF/1939-1945 Plaque 7: IN LOVING MEMORY- 1939-1945/[names in 4 columns A to Harvey] Plaque 8: IN LOVING MEMORY-1939-1945/[names in 4 columns Hayes to Pennell] Plaque 9: IN LOVING MEMORY-1939-1945/[names in 4 columns Pigot onwards, then at bottom of column 4-] MALAYA 1955/ (name) Tablet 10- IRAQ/2007/[name] Tablet 11-FALKLANDS WAR/1982/[name] Tablet 12- AFGHANISTAN/2009/[name]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, W J
Apsee, L
Austin, W
Ball, J H
Barber, Craig
Beasant, W H
Bennetta, R
Benson-evans, T I M
Bevan, M S
Bevan, O
See details for all 222 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 128
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 128
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 90
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 90
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, year died, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Falklands Conflict (1982)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initial of forename, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forename, year of death, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname forename, regiment, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: depth 0, height 24 ft, width 0
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: depth 0, height 0, width 0
    Materials: 0
Condition
Costs

Site: £1500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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