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Memorial details

Memorial type
Serviceman / Servicewoman
District
Merthyr Tydfil
Town
Troedyrhiw
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR C PRYCE (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6799
Current location

The memorial is in the park that Archer Street goes round.
Archer Street
Troedyrhiw
Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan
CF48 4JQ
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 06962 02580
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A statue of a soldier in a cap with head bowed, and hands crossed over the butt of a reversed rifle. The statue in on a square column, which stands on a five stepped base.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: ARWYR Y BYD HERIA R BEDD / THIS MEMORIAL, RAISED BY THE / INHABITANTS, IS DEDICATED TO / THE MEMORY OF THE MEN OF / TROEDYRHIW WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 / (Names) 9 o'clock face: (Names) 12 o'clock face: (...) (Names) 3 o'clock face: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthur, E B
Beard, C H
Brewer, H E
Bufton, F C
Burrows, D
Cable, W C
Card, W L
Crump, J
Davies, D D
Davies, E J
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, surname.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Column
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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