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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Montgomeryshire
Town
Newtown
County
Powys
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: c 24 January 1925
    Attended by: Lord Lieutenant of Montgomeryshire
  • Dedicated
    Date: c 24 January 1925
    Attended by: Canon R Evans Jones RD, Rev E Jones-Williams
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
7184
Current location

Located in a small memorial green enclosure
Memorial Green
Junction of A483 (New Rd) and Shortbridge St
Newtown
Montgomeryshire
Powys
SY16 1BG
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 11033 91476
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Plain cenotpah on three stepped base set in small memorial garden. Sword of Sacrifice positioned on front face. Inscriptions engraved on all faces.
Inscription
TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ IN MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE FROM THIS TOWN/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945/ "Their name liveth for evermore"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Astley, E A
Astley, T F
Banfield, J G
Beadles, R E
Beadles, T E
Beddoes, R G
Bennett, B
Bennett, C
Bevan, C
Bound, D
See details for all 174 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 174
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 174
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, decorations
    Order of information: Alphabetically
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Alphabetically
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Condition
Costs

Site: £500

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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