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Abersychan and Pontypool

Town or City: Pontypool
County: Gwent
Country: Wales
WMT Reference Number: WM132

Value of grant: £150.00
Type of memorial: Non-Freestanding
Type of work: Conservation and repair
Grant scheme: Small Grants Scheme
Year: 2000

UKNIWM reference number: 3670

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Abersychan and Pontypool war memorial © C Jones 2009Abersychan and Pontypool Memorial Gates stand at the entrance to the Park on Hanbury Road. They are constructed of wrought iron and have associated plaques.

In 2000 both plaques and gates were vandalised. War Memorials Trust contributed £150 towards repairs.

The memorial remembers those of the First and Second World Wars as well as 2 who fell in the Korean War.

Abersychan and Pontypool war memorial © C Jones 2009The memorial was unveiled on 27th December 1924 by Major General Lord Treowen and dedicated by the Archdeadon of Monmouth. 

Further information

War Memorials Trust reference WM132
UK National Inventory of War Memorials: 3670

If you have a concern about this memorial please contact the Trust on conservation@warmemorials.org

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