Blaenporth And Aberporth

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Hen Gapel Cemetery

Aberporth

Ceredigion

Cardigan

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Serviceman/woman sculpture
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: The memorial is located in full view of the road and just inside the entrance of the cemetery. It was sculpted in the early 1920's and dedicated in situ in 1922. The Sculptors Messrs T Jones and J Thomas Jones. At some point metal railings surrounding the memorial were removed.
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TO OUR GLORIOUS DEAD/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR BRAVE AND NOBLE SOLDIERS AND/ SAILORS, FROM THE PARISHES OF BLAENPORTH AND ABERPORTH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR (1914-18)/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAMES SHALL REMAIN FOR EVER AND EVER/ AND THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT./ (NAMES)/ THEY GAVE UP THEIR OWN LIVES THAT OTHERS/ MIGHT LIVE IN FREEDOM/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ (NAMES)/ 1939-45/ IN LOVING MEMORY (NAMES)

First world war: Davies, O J Edwards, T Griffiths, T Harper, W James, W G James, J Selwyn Jenkins, O Jones, D Kane, T Morgan, Tom Second world war: T Richards DP Griffiths JS Jones J Nicholas EJ Davies ED Bowen J Cole EO Thomas DH James SJ Williams DH Owen TH Davies DO Davies TA Evans FC Johns WP Jones

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