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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cardiff
Town
Cardiff
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70400
Current location

Outside reception
6
King's Monkton School
West Grove
Cardiff
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF24 3XL
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 18879 76955
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque set on a wooden backboard with the lettering in black.
Inscription
PRESENTED TO KING'S MONKTON SCHOOL BY/ THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY/ IN HONOUR/ OF FORMER PUPILS/ GROUP CAPTAIN/ THOMAS FREDERICK DALTON-MORGAN/ OBE DSO DFC AND BAR/ 43 (HURRICANE SQUADRON/ SERGEANT/ RONALD FRANK WILLIS/ 219 ( BEAUFIGHTER) SQUADRON/ THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN IN 1940 HELPED TO PREVENT/ AN INVASION OF THIS COUNTRY AND THE SUBJUGATION OF ITS PEOPLE./ "NEVER IN THE FIELD OF HUMAN CONFLICT WAS/ SO MUCH OWED BY SO MANY TO SO FEW."/ WINSTON CHICHILL. HOUSE OF COMMONS. 20 AUGUST 1940/ THIS PLAQUE WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE SCHOOL AND SUPPORTED BY THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dalton-morgan, Thomas Frederick
Willis, Ronald Frank
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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