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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Ogwr
Town
Bridgend
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 November 1925
    Attended by: Lieut-Col Sir Rhys Williams Bart DSO KC
  • Dedicated
    Date: 28 November 1925
    Attended by: Rev David J Thomas MA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6739
Current location

South Wales Police HQ
Cowbridge Road
Bridgend
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
CF31 3BD
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 91497 78822
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • 68
    Glamorgan County Police HQ
    Cowbridge Road
    Cardiff
    Ogwr
    Mid Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cenotaph atop a plinth and five stepped base. Plaque bearing coat of arms positioned top centre with two seperate plaques commemorating those lost in the First and Second World Wars on the front and rear faces of the memorial, respectively.
Inscription
WW1 plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ IN LOYAL MEMORY OF THE GLORIOUS/ DEAD. MEMBERS OF THE GLAMORGAN/ COUNTY POLICE WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918./ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES/ (Names) WW2 plaque: IN MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF/ THE GLAMORGAN COUNTY/ POLICE WHO FELL IN THE/ WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ REGULAR ARMED FORCES/ (Names)/ AUXILLARIES IN ARMED FORCES/ (Names)/ KILLED ON DUTY THROUGH ENEMY ACTION/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angus, J R
Banks, Victor
Benyon, John
Beresford, E
Blower, John
Bowen, Evan B
Bowran, Robert E
Brown, P
Carter, W H
Channings, A J
See details for all 87 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 59
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 59
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment
    Order of information: No Order
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 28
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 28
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname,rank, regiment
    Order of information: Branch of armed forces
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
South Wales Police

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