Torfaen Book of Remembrance
The Book of Remembrance is located on floor 2 of the Civic Centre in Pontypool, in the corridor to the Council Chamber. It lists men and women from Pontypool Urban District who died in the course of their duty during World War Two (1939 to 1945).
The Book sets out the names of those who served in the British Army, the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy with each section listed in alphabetical order. The Book was commemorated in 1955 and is in English only.
The Book of Remembrance is open to the public however, due to security measures at the Civic Centre, when requesting to view the book members of the public will need to be signed in and escorted to its location.
A scanned copy of the Book of Remembrance can be viewed here.
The Welsh National Book of Remembrance
The Welsh National Book of Remembrance for the First World War contains the names of 35,000 servicemen and women, as well as members of Welsh Regiments, who lost their lives in the First World War. These individuals are listed according to regiment and battalion alongside the names of those who might well have died alongside them. As well as being housed in a specially constructed underground vault at the Temple of Peace in Cardiff the book has also been digitised for all to see.
Last Modified: 22/03/2022
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