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BLAENRHONDDA WAR MEMORIAL

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

The Blaenrhondda war memorial ison the West bank of the river Rhondda in a railed enclosure on Blaenrhondda Road. It takes the form of a granite obelisk on square concrete base with a two-stage plinth, there are metal panels in the sides of the base bearing the inscription in Welsh and English. Any names are as yet to be transcribed would be welcome additions. Part of the inscription reads "mewn angof ni chant fod" which translated means "they cannot be a forgotten memory".

Photographs Courtesy and Copyright Aberdare Blog 2008

IN REMEMBRANCE
OF THE
HEROES OF BLAENRHONDDA
WHO MADE
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE CAUSE OF
LIBERTY AND PEACE
IN
THE GREAT WAR

CWELL ANGAU MAC AMFR
1914 - 1918
MEWN ANGOF NI CHANT FOD

Last updated 27 December, 2016

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