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Nov 4, 2014

Cardiff railmen's wartime sacrifice

Railway workers were exempt from conscription in the Second World War but in the First World War many enlisted and were wounded or killed. Plaques at Cardiff Central ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

station list local Great Western Railway men who died. Scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the same wall in the foyer area to discover where their families lived, when they died and where they're buried. We've also included the pre-war occupations of many - including locomotive fireman, carriage cleaner, goods porter, invoice typist and even a GWR policeman. The details are also available here