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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Louis Frederick Roslyn RBS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11 November1925
    Attended by: Major-General Sir Thomas O Marden KBE CB CMG, REv John Francis Vicar oif Kenfig Hill, Rev T M Williams Pisgah Baptist Church, Pyle
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6762
Current location

Centre of a T junction on B4281
Moriah Place
Kenfig Hill
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
CF33 6DW
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 83700 82918
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Bronze figure of winged victory one hand raised with a wreath and the other holding a baton. Grey granite column with a square base with bronze plaques all standing on a circular base surrounded by chains. A granite 'open book' with the names of the fallen from WW2 has been added.
Inscription
LIVE YE FOR BRITAIN AS / WE FOR BRITAIN DIED / IN MEMORY OF / THE HEROIC DEAD / OF / KENFIG HILL / AND / DISTRICT / 1914-1918 / (Names)/ 1939-1945 (Names)
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: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    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
Reference
  • Pamphlet The War memorial Kenfig Hill - Compilation and Related data - Keith E Morgan REF: KEM WH KH 001 20 May 2001
  • Glamorgan Gazette 23 July 1920 report: Memorials to Fallen Heroes at Kenfig Hill

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