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Memorial details

Memorial type
Roll of honour or book of remembrance
District
Vale Of Glamorgan
Town
Barry
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
88957

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Current location

In store
Barry Railway Museum
Approach Rd
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan
South Glamorgan
CF62 5TH
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 11472 66690
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Private collection

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Printed paper illuminated scroll. The list of names is surrounded by a border depicting images of railway work alternating with war service, and the motto 'sed miles sed pro patria'. There is also a copy in the National Railway Museum (WMR 60749) and Didcot Railway Museum (WMR 88395). The Roll of Honour is currently in store but there is a facsimile on display in the Museum.
Inscription
BARRY RAILWAY/ EUROPEAN WAR 1914 - 1918/ ROLL OF HONOUR/ NAMES OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH THE COMPANY WHO/ HAVE RESPONDED TO THE CALL OF DUTY/ (Names) / THE NAMES UNDERLINED DENOTE KILLED / sed miles .. sed pro patria
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 823
    Served and returned: 759
    Died: 64
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname, job and died or returned
    Order of information: By job department and then alphabetically by first letter of the surname
Components
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Paper
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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