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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Ogwr
Town
Porthcawl
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998), Iraq War (2003-2011)
Maker
W Clarke
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 16 July 1921
    Attended by: Col. H. R. Homfray of Penllyn Castle
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 July 1921
    Attended by: Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Llandaff
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6787
Current location

In the churchyard almost at the junction with Church Place
23
All Saints Church
Victoria Avenue
Porthcawl
Ogwr
Mid Glamorgan
CF36 3HG
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 81668 77017
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Gothic pinnacle and cross on three stepped base and pedestal with gabled canopy. Inscription on front bronze plaque and names on other three faces.
Inscription
ERECTED/ BY/ PUBLIC/ SUBSCRIPTION /TO THE/ GLORIOUS MEMORY /OF THOSE MEN/ FROM THIS PARISH /WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR/ THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ AND/ 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldana, J M
Brooke, P H
Burnell, R W
Chambers, C N
Churchill, W T
Clements, H M
Cleves, R V
Cloke, J T
Cook, A
Crane, A
See details for all 73 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 77
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 77
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 44
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 44
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank
    Order of information: surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 5250mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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