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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Ogwr
Town
Kenfig Hill
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Nov 1925
    Attended by: MAJ-GEN SIR THOMAS O MARDEN KBE CB CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6762
Current location

CENTRE OF T-JUNCTION ON B4281
Commercial Rd
Kenfig Hill
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 837 829
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
BRONZE FIGURE OF WINGED VICTORY, ONE HANE RAISED AND HOLDING A WREATH, THE OTHER HOLDING A BATON. FIGURE STANDS ON STONE COLUMN OF FINE-GRAINED GREY GRANITE AND SQUARE BASE. STANDS ON SMALL CIRCULAR PLATFORM IN CENTRE OF ROAD, SURROUNDED BY CHAINS. BRONZE PANELS ON EACH OF FOUR SIDES OF BASE. PANELS INSCRIBED OF FALLEN OF WW1.. MOTTLED GRANITE MONUMENT IN THE FORM OF AN OPEN BOOK HAS BEEN DDED AT BASE, DISPLAYING NAMES OF FALLEN OF WW2.
Inscription
LIVE YE FOR BRITAIN AS / WE FOR BRITAIN DIED / IN MEMORY OF / THE HEROIC DEAD / OF / KENFIG HILL / AND / DISTRICT / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Almon, J
Almon, W J
Bowden, G
Bowen, J
Chester, J
Chester, W J
Crocombe, G J
David, W
Davies, F A
Edwards, D J
See details for all 34 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 34
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Aberdeen
Condition
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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