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ABERYSTWYTH (ALLEGORY) WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2008
Photographs Courtesy & Copyright Aberdare Blog 2008

The Aberystwyth Allegory War Memorial stands in the grounds of Aberystwyth, on the sea front, the promontory, Aberystwyth. It takes the form of a figure of Victory (or Peace) mounted on an obelisk and at the base is a second figure representing humantiy emerging from the entanglement of war above the arms of Aberwystwyth and a Welsh Dragon. Irt bears the names of 105 men whod ied in World War 1 and 68 who died in World War 2. The original memorial cost £7,000 raised by public subscription, the artist being Signor Mario Ruttelim, and unveiled on 14th September 1923 by Captain E Llewellyn.

Photographs Courtesy and Copyright Aberdare Blog 2008

DROS RYDDID

1914 - 1919
BOROUGH OF ABERWYSTWYTH
EIN TEYRNGED
OUR TRIBUTE

1939 - 1945
THE NAMES ON THE LOWER PANELS
PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF THOSE
MEN AND WOMEN OF THIS BOROUGH
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM
IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

"A'U GOGONIANT NI DDILEIR"

The names have still to be transcribed

Last updated 10 February, 2008

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