Merchant Navy Memorial
Civic Centre Foyer
The South African
War - Newport Servicemen and the Boys Brigade memorial
The Eighth of May (1915) by Fred
This painting depicts
Cpt. Harold Thorne Edwards firing his revolver at advancing German
troops. Cpt. Edwards was offered the chance of surrendering to the
Germans but replied with the words "Surrender be damned"
painting is behind glass and because of reflections is difficult to
photograph and so have been taken and cute angles to minimise the
8th of May Ypres memorial.
This new memorial
located on the bank of the river Usk near to the Transporter bridge was
dedicated to the men of the Monmouthshire regiments who during the 2nd
Battle of Ypre and the Battle of the Frezenberu Ridge which took place
between the 22nd April 1915 and 25th May 1915 gave their lives. In
particular to about 85 Newport men who died on the 8th May, probably the
largest casualties suffered in a single day by ant Welsh city or town.
This new memorial was
dedicated on the 8th May 2015 on the 100th anniversary of the deaths of
many Monmouthshire regiment men.
memorial in High Street and River front memorial to John "Tubby" Linton
V.C., D.S.O., D.S.C., RN.
The Drill Hall memorial, Stow Hill and the former Old Contemptible's Club now part of a night club in Stow Hill
On the 8th of May 2015, a new wooden
sculpture was added to the drill hall memorial depicting Cpt. Harold
Thorne Edwards and his stance against the advancing German army. The scene
on this sculpture is taken from Fred Roe's painting entitled "Surrender be
Gaerwood House Memorial,
This memorial is in memory of
Albert Searle and his house keeper Daisy Frances Pouncy.
It is laid on the exact spot of
Gaerwood House which took a direct hit from a German bomb 1st July 1941
killing both Albert, Daisy and raising the house to the ground.
to the Monmouthshire Regiment,
South Wales Borderers, all Welsh Service men and women and worshippers
All Saints Church, Brynglas, Newport
St Mary's Church,
Some memorials in St Mary's
church, Malpas, one to the dead parishioners in world war one, two to
Freke Prothero kilied in South Africa during the Boer war and one to Ralph
Shaftesbury Street Methodist church
Photographs by Mr Derek Everett
Road Evangelical Church
Memorial table to John Trevor Jones
St Pauls church
Memorial to Edwin Bertram Barnett from
St Marks church memorials
Names above Chancel door
Parishioners who died
High School memorials Roodscreen, part
of memorial Parishioners who
served and died
Memorial to to 2nd Lt. Douglas C E Marsh made from
the cross that was originally on his grave in France. St Marks also has a
stained glass window (not shown) in his memory.
St Mary's RC Church, Stow Hill
Roll of Honour for World War One
Roll of Honour for World War Two
St Stephens Church, Pill,
World war one memorial and
St Lukes church.
To the gallant men of Newport,
The Old Temple Street school
World War One memorial to former pupils.
This memorial now resides in
St Stephens Church.
St John the
World War 1 war shrine World War 1 memorial plaque
Boer War Memorial
Donated stained glass window
Roll of Honour for Marshall's Horse Co. Memorial to Capt.
Charles William Wallis
Plaque's to parishioners
Walter James Furzer
George Davey Howells Charles Lawson
Burma Star Association
Dedicated to those that died in the air raid of 1st July 1940
Military Standards that have
been laid up
Burma Star Association
Old Contemptible's Association
The Royal Engineers Association
Royal Regiment of Wales
Association South African War Veteran's
association Salisbury Club Ex-Servicemen's
Llanthewy Road Baptist Church
to members of the church that died in WW1
St. Thomas's Church, Maesglas
to both World
Wars and Cpt. Nathan Leonard Harris, MC.
St. Julian's Methodist
Havelock Street Presbyterian Church
to both World
St Mary's Church, Marshfield, Mon.
Newport Scouts Memorial
Malpas Court Memorial
John Wallace (Tubby)
Malpas WW1 Memorial
This memorial now hangs in the Malpas Community
Centre and is dedicated to those from Malpas who served in WW1 and
to those that died.
St Julian's High
Two World Wars
Marshes Road and Crindau
To the Old Boys lost in
both world wars
Bassaleg Grammer School
World War II
Club and Newport Rugby Club
Photographs by © Dennis Bennett
General Post Office
employee's lost in both World Wars
Village War Memorial
Newport Indoor Market
Memorial to market traders who served
Memorial to the National Provincial Bank
employee's that went to war in WW1 and those that died.
This memorial is situated in the NatWest bank in
With 2681 members and 415 killed this must be
assumed as being a memorial to every member employed by the NPB UK wide.
Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks
Memorial to its employee's lost in both World Wars
Photographs by © Stephen Hales
Following re-development of part
of the Orb steelworks site, the memorial to its former employees who died
in the wars has been dismantled and rebuilt on another part of the site.
On 13th May 2009 the memorial was re-dedicated and the photo's below show
the memorial now at its new home.
THIS LINK will take you to
other photo's that I took of the dedication service
Stewart and LLoyds
This memorial is situated on the Lysaght's (Orb)
Steelworks memorial located in the grounds of the steelworks.
Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds,
Rogerstone, WW1 Memorial.
This memorial now resides in the Swansea
Photograph: © Mr. Stuart Harper
to both World Wars,
Civilian war dead and Cpl. G C Bristow killed on active service Northern
Newport's YMCA -
World War One and Boys YMCA Bible class.
The YMCA Boys Bilble class drawing with the
names of those that seved and died was drawn by Charles Compton, a Newport
painter and architect who also built Llanthewy baptist church.
Photo and info
Taff Crematorium, Pontypridd
Plaque at the Glyn Taff
crematorium in Pontypridd for those casuaties that were cremated.
The name of Newport man
James Deacon Witheridge is the last name on the plaque.
Casualties of World War Two and family
memorial to Noel White
© Gerard Hancock 2011