United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

CARMARTHENSHIRE WW1 WW2 AND KOREA

Our Ref: 6809

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CARMARTHENSHIRE INFIRMARY
PRIORY ST
CARMARTHEN
DYFED
Wales
 
Type:Serviceman/Woman
Other Location Details:

ROADSIDE IN FRONT OF INFIRMARY

OS Map Ref:SN 416 214

Inscription

(FRONT FACE) TO THE/ IMMORTAL MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF/ CARMARTHENSHIRE/ WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ MEWN ANGOF NI CHANT FOD
(REAR FACE) TO/ ONE THOUSAND NINE/ HUNDRED AND TEN/ NURSES AND OFFICERS/ AND MEN/ OF ALL RANKS/ FROM THIS COUNTY
ALSO/ TO THE SACRED/ MEMORY OF ALL/ THOSE FROM/ CARMARTHENSHIRE/ WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939-1945/ CYFAREDD COF YW HIRAETH
REMEMBER THE FALLEN/ KOREA/ 1950-1954/ ER COF AM Y RHAI A GOLLWYD

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
PLINTHStone   Good
FIGUREBRONZE   Good

Physical Description

SOLDIER STANDING AT EASE, BAREHEADED WITH RIFLE AND BAYONET. ON PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE. INSCRIPTION IN BLACK LETTERING ON PLINTH. STANDS ON THREE STEPPED BASE

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
WarKorean War (1950-1953)
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:

Ceremonies

Date:05TH SEPTEMBER 1924
RolePerformed By
UnveiledBRIG GEN J V CAMPBELL

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Public
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
SIR WILLIAM GOSCOMBE JOHNSculptor

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:2
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:L
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
OrganisationIdWebsite
Carter Postcard Collection