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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Merthyr Tydfil
Town
Merthyr Tydfil
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
76397

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Current location

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Brecon Road
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Mid Glamorgan
CF47 8PA
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SO 04137 07351
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Crawshays Brothers
    Merthyr Tydfil
    Merthyr Tydfil
    Mid Glamorgan
    Wales

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Bronze plaque with a ledge and cornice. Two branches of laurel leaves in relief before inscription.
Inscription
IN EVER GRATEFUL RECOGNITION/ OF THE SPLENDID PATRIOTISM/ AND HEROIC SELF SACRIFICE/ OF THE EMPLOYEES OF/ CRAWSHAY BROTHERS (CYFARTHA) LTD/ (CETHIN PIT) (sic) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bish, W H
Davies, J
Davies, J T
Edwards, W A
England, A T
Evans, H T
Preece, A J
Thomas, A
Tucker, T G
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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