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Memorial details

Memorial type
Allegory (eg: Victory)
District
Ogwr
Town
Pencoed
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR WILLIAM G STORR BARBER
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3 Feb 1924
    Attended by: LT COL D WATTS MORGAN MP DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6781
Current location

Junction of Coychurch Road
Hendre Road and Penybont Road. Village Centre
Central Reservation
Coychurch Road
Pencoed
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
CF35 5NP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 96007 81621
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Winged victory with right arm raised and sword in left hand, standing on top of an urn. Figure on stone pedestal and elevated base, surrounded by rails. Each face of base has inset red marble tablet with the names of the fallen of WW1. East face has marble tablet with the names of the fallen of WW2. Accessed by steps into a iron railings fenced area.
Inscription
THE GREAT/ WAR/ TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF/ THE MEN OF PENCOED/ THEY DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH/ THAT MAN MAY DIE/ FIGHTING FOR GOD/ RIGHT AND LIBERTY/ SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTALITY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Anderson, Henry
Davies, Thomas
Eva, Fred
Goss, Arthur
Goss, Emanuel
Greville, Arthur
Hesky, Thomas
Hiscock, Henry
Hiscock, Sidney
Jones, William David
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 31
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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