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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Rhondda
Town
Tonypandy
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 19th November 1927
    Attended by: EARL OF DUNRAVEN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6783
Current location

Peneil Living Way Church
Dunraven Street
Tonypandy
Rhondda
Mid Glamorgan
CF40 1AT
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 99521 92347
Denomination: Pentecostal

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Description
Cenotaph on cruciform base and stone platform. Decorative carved wreath featured at the top of the memorial.
Inscription
CYFODWYD/ CAN DRIGOLION/ RHONDDA A'R ARDAL/ ER COF AM/ Y GWYR A OFFRYMODD/ DROS EU/ BRENIN AU GWLAD/ 1914- 1918/ RHAG ANGHOF ERECTED/ BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF RHONDDA/ AND DISTRICT/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ LEST WE FORGET
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, W
Ayliffe, F
Bailey, H J
Baldwin, T
Barry, J
Berry, T C H
Bishop, A W
Blethyn, T
Blight, C
Blight, F
See details for all 146 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 146
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 146
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, rank, forename.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
Condition
History
2009: The memorial has been renovated with new marble slabs with names on gold lettering. The memorial was very weathered at the time of recording, although seems to have been regularly cleaned. Some names, however, are illegible.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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