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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
12 o'clock face - pillar: BETTER DEATH THAN DISHONOUR/ To the Immortal Memory/ of the 110 Gallant Men of/ LLANBRADACH/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES/ FOR THE EMPIRE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ GWELL ANGAU NA/ CHYWILYDD./ 12 o'clock face - plinth: 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./ (WW1 names - 3, 6 and 9 o'clock faces of the pillar; WW2 names - 3 and 9 o'clock faces of the plinth)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Annetts, T W
Ashman, Herbert
Baker, William
Banwell, Frank
Bassett, Walter
Beecham, David
Bell, John T
Bevan, Arthur E
Bishop, Shadrack
Blake, David
See details for all 154 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 123
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 123
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    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
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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