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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rhymney Valley
Town
Caerphilly
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6747
Current location

On the wall of the Military Chapel
St Martin's Church
St Martin's Road
Caerphilly
Rhymney Valley
Mid Glamorgan
CF83 1EF
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 15534 86507
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque on a black marble slab surmounted by 4 flagstaffs and flags: Union, White Ensign, RAF and Welsh Dragon.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE/ PARISHIONERS OF CAERPHILLY WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "Gwell angau na chywilydd." (Translation: Better death than dishonour.)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, T E
Balsom, E H
Bird, A
Boughton, W J
Bowen, T F
Bradfield, W J
Brimble, F
Brooks, R
Budd, J H
Burrows, A B
See details for all 156 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 156
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 156
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank. surname, decoration
    Order of information: rank, surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Church

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