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WAR MEMORIAL (FROGMORE STREET)

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 04639g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Abergavenny
Unitary authority : Monmouthshire
NGR : SO2972314494
Site Type (preferred type first) : Modern War memorial
Status : listed building II

Summary :
Unveiled on 4th November 1921 and designed by Gilbert Ledward RGA as a WW1 Memorial for the Monmouthsire Regiment. Cast by AB Burton Founder of Thames Ditton and paid for by public subscription.
The standing soldier is leaning on an upturned Lee Enfiel

Description :
Unveiled on 4th November 1921 and designed by Gilbert Ledward RGA as a WW1 Memorial for the Monmouthsire Regiment. Cast by AB Burton Founder of Thames Ditton and paid for by public subscription.
The standing soldier is leaning on an upturned Lee Enfield rifle and is dressed in full battle kit with sling and tin hat. Granite pedestal set on a concrete platform. To the front the memorial is inscribed: 'To the Officers, NCO's and Men of the 3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment who fell in the Great War.' WW2 inscription added to the back.

Sources :
01/PM List/Cadw/1995/Listed Building List

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Compiled date : 05-04-1995


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