Abercarn Tinplaters Memorial Institute


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Reference #251743

Address:

St Luke's Surgery

Gwyddon Road

Abercarn

NP11 5GX

Wales

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: A memorial commemorating the workers from the Abercarn's tin plate works. It orginally formed part of a fireplace in the Memorial Institute. It is now situated in the waiting-room of St. Luke's Surgery which is built on the site of the old Memorial Institute. The metal (copper or brass) tablet bears the insciption and has been placed in a wooden surround.
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'1914-1918 Ther Abercarn Tinplators' Memorial Insitute In Ever Grateful Remmebrance Of Those Whose Names Are Inscribed Heron, Who At The Call Of King And Country, Left All That Was Dear To Them For The Path Of Duty And Self-Sacrifice. Endured Hardships, Faced Dangers And Finally Gave Their Lives That Others Might Live In Freedom.' Following the inscription there is a list names arranged into 3 columns. Under the names appears the quote 'See To It Ye Who Come After That They Be Not Forgotten'. '1939-1945' Followed by 5 names from the Second World War

1914-1918 T. Bowen, T.C. Callaghan, W. Ellaway, R.P. Furber, E.R. Gillham, W. Harper, A.Highley, E.L. Humphreys, W. Lewis, A. Lewis, M. Moseley, S. Phillips, W. Powell, W.G. Price, J.L. Prosser, J. Rawson, A. Richardson, A.J. Smart, P.J. Stepherns, J.W. Thomas, E. Thomas, S. Watkinds, J. Whitley, A. Williams, W.g. Williams and F. Wilcox 1939-1945 B.C. Bowden, W.E. West, D. Lewis, A.G. Bond, C. James

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