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Reference WMO/281306


Colswinton Community Council

1 White House


CF62 6FB


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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Rock
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Colwinston village is one of only three officially recognised 'Thankful Villages' in Wales, where all combatants in WW1 returned safely to the village. In WW2 four villagers sadly died. The memorial, which was inaugurated on 9th November 2014 is dedicated to those who fought in both world wars.
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The inscription in Welsh and English reads as follows: In memory of all those from the village who served in both World Wars and all those who gave their lives in the Second World War 1939-45

Major Hubert De Burgh Prichard RWF, Sgt. (AG) Gwilym Thomas Owen RAF VR, Sgt Leonard Charles Pugh SWB, Sgt Plt Sylvio Jules Palandri RAF VR

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