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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Rhymney Valley
Town
Llanbradach
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6763
Current location

Park View
Llanbradach
Rhymney Valley
Mid Glamorgan
CF83 3LU
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 14877 90419
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Victory: robed female figure with right arm raised and pointing to the sky, left hand holding a sheathed sword, on square pillar. Pillar stands on square plinth which bears WW2 names and inscription.
Inscription
BETTER DEATH THAN DISHONOUR/ TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY/ OF THE 110 GALLANT MEN OF/ LLANBRADACH/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE EMPIRE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918./ (Names)/ GWELL ANGAU NA/ GHYWILYDD/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ LLANBRADACH/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WORLD WAR 2ND/ A.D. 1939-1945./ THEY GAVE THAT WE MAY LIVE FREE MEN./ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ashman, Herbert
Baker, William
Banwell, Frank
Bassett, Walter
Beecham, David
Bell, John T
Bevan, Arthur E
Bishop, Shadrack
Blake, David
Boon, Frank
See details for all 122 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 110
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 110
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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