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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Cardiff
Town
St Mellons
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
70401
Current location

All Saints Church
Church Lane
St Mellons
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF3 5UP
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 22876 81324
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
Rectangular plaque set on a marble backboard with a decorative border. The badge of the Welsh regiment is at the top with the lettering in black and capitals in red.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ WALTER ROWLAND THOMAS/ OF THE 24th WELSH REGIMENT AND THE TERRITORIAL YEOMENRY/ THE ONLY SON OF ROLAND AND ANN THOMAS,TYN-Y-BERLLAN FARM LLANEDERYNE/ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT THE DELIVERANCE OF JERUSALEM 1st DECEMBER 1917/ AGED 27 YEARS AND WAS BURIED NEAR THE VILLAGE OF EMMAUS./ "CALL HIM NOT DEAD WHO FELL AT DUTY'S FEET/ AND PASSED THRO' LIGHT WHERE EARTH & HEAVEN MEET/ CALL HIMNOT DEAD, THY FALLEN SOLDIER-SON/ BUT SAY THE WARFARE WAGED, THE VICTORY WON."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Thomas, Walter, Rowland
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, relationships, date of death, manner of death, place of death, age at death, place of burial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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