Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Neath
Town
Tonna
County
West Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84774

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Current location

St Anne's Church
B4434 St Anne's Terrace
Tonna
Neath
West Glamorgan
SA11 3JB
Wales

OS Grid Ref: SS 77400 98900
Denomination: Church in Wales

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Description
External stone wall with a stone tablet set in to it. The wall is on two levels with the higher part holding the inscribed tablet. The whole is within a small paved area external to the church. The inscription is in black block capitals with the names recorded in two columns dependent on which war they fell in.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN OF TONNA/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ DURING WORLD WARS/ 1914-18/ (Names)/ 1939-45/ (Names)/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN/ THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initials
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname and initials
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Wall
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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