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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Rhymney Valley
Town
Ystrad Mynach
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1927
    Attended by: Bishop Timothy Rees and Rev W J Williams
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6803
Current location

Loctaed on a walkway near the front entrance to new hospital
Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr (Caerphilly Local General Hospital)
Caerphilly Rd
Ystrad Mynach
Rhymney Valley
Mid Glamorgan
CF82 7EP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 14591 93752
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Yatrad Fawr House Grounds (Former HQ of Rhymeny Calley DC)
    Ystrad Mynach
    Rhymney Valley
    Mid Glamorgan
    CF82 7EP
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: ST 14643 93571
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Cenotaph situated atop a three stepped base. Wreath positioned on front face with engraved inscription.
Inscription
6 o'clock face: PRO PATRIA/ IN HONOURED MEMORY/ OF THOSE FROM/ YSTRAD MYNACH AND/ HENGOED/ WHO MADE THE/ SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918./ YN ANGOF NI CHANT FOD./ TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF/ THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939 - 1945. Other faces: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bailey, H E
Barkwell, George
Barnes, Robert
Bear, William J
Blewitt, R
Brookman, Percy
Brooks, R A E
Brown, Harry
Carroll, Henry
Collins, Charles
See details for all 117 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 75
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 75
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 40
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 40
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Caerphilly County Borough

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