New Marston

WM reference
31802
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 21 December 1919
Current location

Between the junctions of William Street and John Garne Way with Marston Rd and adjacent to St Michael's School.
Marston Rd
New Marston
Oxford
Oxfordshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 529 069
Denomination: Undefined

Description

STONE CROSS MOUNTED ON LARGE STONE COLUMN. COLUMN SURMOUNTS TWO STEPPED BASE. WHOLE STANDS ON RAISED PLATFORM AREA. INCISED LETTERING ON ALL SIDES OF COLUMN.

Inscription

West: (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY THEIR FRIENDS OF NEW MARSTON North: IN GRATEFUL/ REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE MEN/ FROM THIS VILLAGE/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WARS 1914-1919/ AND/ 1939-1945/ (Names) GREATER LOVE/ HATH NO/ MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN/ LAY DOWN/ HIS LIFE FOR HIS/ FRIENDS

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Akers, A G
Akers, H
Allum, H
Baker, H
Burborough, F C
Cross, J B
Cummings, G H
Dearlove, T C
Evans, P J
Faulkner, R
See details for all 26 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 26
Served and returned: 0
Died: 26
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
Order of information: surname

Subject/Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 12
Served and returned: 0
Died: 12
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Cross
Condition: Good
Measurements: depth 2 M, height 3.25 M, width 2 M
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 21 December 1919
Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries

History

Feb. 2003. SOME LETTERS NOW BECOMING DIFFICULT TO READ WW2 names, including additional name of Arthur Kerry, and dates added at unknown dates.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Private, public
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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