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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), Second World War (1939-1945), 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) (NAMES) MALAYA 1955/ (NAME)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Austin, W
Ball, J H
Beasant, W H
Bevan, O
Bowen, W J
Bradshaw, W J
Brunston, R
Bryant, W
Burnett, A F
Church, A
See details for all 128 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
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 85
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 85
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,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
    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
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    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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