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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cenotaph
District
Rhondda
Town
Penygraig
County
Mid Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
92892
Current location

Penygraig Park
Penygraig
Rhondda
Mid Glamorgan
CF40 1SU
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 00092 91586
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone cenotaph with plaques affixed to the front face and each of the two side faces. The front face is dedicated to those lost in WW1 whilst each of the side plaques are dedicated to those lost during WW2.
Inscription
WW1: ERECTED/ BY THE INHABITANTS/ OF PENYGRAIG/ AND DISTRICT/ IN MEMORY OF/ THE MEN WHO GAVE/ FOR KING AND COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ LEST WE FORGET WW2: AND FOR THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945 AND IN ALL OTHER CONFLICTS WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Archer, W
Ayliffe, F
Bailey, H J
Baldwin, T
Barry, J
Berry, T C H
Bishop, A W
Blethyn, T
Blight, C
Blight, F
See details for all 144 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 144
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 144
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and rank
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initials, surname and rank
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cenotaph
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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