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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Pembrokeshire
Town
Narberth
County
Dyfed
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1923
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
6821
Current location

Market Square
Narberth
South Pembrokeshire
Dyfed
SA67 7AU
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SN 10968 14597
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Five stepped octagonal base surmounted by octagonal plinth, octagonal planeled pedestal, tapering octagonal shaft and latin cross. Inscription incised in black painted lettering on the sides and corners of the pedestal and plinth. Whole stands within a small garden area enclosed by metal railings and stone posts. A short flight of steps lead up to the memorial Wreath with ribbons carved in relief on four faces of the plinth. There are possible representations of helmets carved on the tops of the fence posts.
Inscription
Around base of cross: OUR GLORIOUS DEAD THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED 1923 Plinth, side one: IN MEMORY OF THOSE GALLANT/ MEN OF NARBERTH, NARBERTH N., AND CRINOW WHO IN THE GREAT/ WAR 1914-1918 GAVE THEIR LIVES/ TO PRESERVE THE MOTHERLAND AS/ THE HOME OF LIBERTY & JUSTICE Plinth, side two: (Names)/ 1939-1945 Plinth, side three: (Names) Plinth, side four: (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Plinth, two of the bottom corners: (WW2 Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, A W
Bather, E C
Best, A S M
Best, F H
Best, S W
Bevan, J
Bowen, Ernest
Bowen, W
Burgess, Reginald
Campion, C
See details for all 112 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 31
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 31
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,decorations,regiment
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,decorations,regiment
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 20FT
    Materials: Granite
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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