United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

MAESTEG SERVICEMEN STATUE

Our Ref: 6767

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Address

St Davids
TALBOT ST
MAESTEG
MID GLAMORGAN
Wales
 
Type:Sculptured/Cast Group
Other Location Details:

TOWN SQUARE. Adjacent to Post Office.

OS Map Ref:SS 850 910

Inscription

AT GOF UWCH ANGOF

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLINTHGRANITE10FT 3"  Good
FIGURESBRONZE7FT  Good

Physical Description

SOLDIER WITH RIFLE RAISED 'ON GUARD', STANDING PROTECTIVELY OVER A WOUNDED COMRADE LYING ON THE GROUND. ON BROAD GRANITE PLINTH. TWO-STEP, TALL RECTANGULAR BASE. SCULPTURE STANDS ON TOP STEP.

BRONZE LEAF MOTIF IS APPLIED TO ALL SIDES OF PLINTH.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No
WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

RIFLE DAMAGED 2000

Ceremonies

Date:11 NOV 1926
RolePerformed By
UnveiledMAJ-GEN SIR THOMAS O MARDEN
Date:11 NOV 1926
RolePerformed By
DedicatedREV T T PHILLIPS

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?BOOK
If so, where is it?

"MEMORIAL SERVICE LITERATURE"

Cost of Site:£1000
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
Louis Frederick RoslynSculptor
E J PALENTIFounder/Foundry

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

TRANSCRIPT OF WW1 ROLL OF HONOUR WITH REPORT. NEWSPAPER CUTTING FROM 'THE GLAMORGAN ADVERTISER' NOV.12 1926

Comments:GLAMORGAN ADVERTISER, 12 NOV 1926
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Press Cuttings:2
Postcards:1
OrganisationIdWebsite
Carter Postcard Collection