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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Merthyr Tydfil
Town
Merthyr Tydfil
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Sir William Goscombe John RA (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6772
Current location

On display at "Servants Corridor"
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Brecon Road
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan
CF47 8PA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 04175 07332
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Cyfarthfa School
    Merthyr Tydfil
    Merthyr Tydfil
    Mid Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Very elaborate bronze plaque with figures of soldier and sailor on each side, a shrouded Mary is holding Christ after he has been taken down from the cross. Inscription below with, below that, a freize in relief of a horsed artillery team, jousting knights and a naval ship under steam.
Inscription
(Names) / GWELL ANGAU NA CHYWILYDD/ THIS MEMORIAL/ IS ERECTED IN GRATEFUL AND/ AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE OLD BOYS OF/ THIS SCHOOL, WHO IN/ THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ GAVE UP THEIR LIVES IN THE/ SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY/ NOMEN FORUM VIVIT IN/ GENERATIONEM ET GENERATIONEM/ ECLLI XLIV 14/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, Arnold
Baker, Everard
Braddick, Joseph
Davies, David I
Davies, Rev
Evans, J Gilbert
Evans, Maldwyn
Evans, R Douglas
Evans, Richard E
Evans, Thomas R
See details for all 31 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
History
Out of storage and on display as of 2013. Still in storage as of 2005 at the museum.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Cyfartha Museum

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