Exeter College WW1

WM reference
31921
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 28 May 191921
Current location

On the wall of the Ante-Chapel
Exeter College
Turl St
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3DP
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 510 060
Denomination: Undefined

Description

LARGE BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A MARBLE BACKBOARD COLLEGE SHIELD DECORATIONS

Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS COLLEGE/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/TANQUAM AURUM IN FORNACE PROBAVIT ILLOS DEUS ('God tried them as gold in the furnace')

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Abbott, Lionel Pilkington
Allpass, Henry Blythe King
Arnell, Reginald Brandt
Ashworth, Brian Wilding
Bailey, John Winckworth
Balleine, Cuthbert Francis
Bannatyne, Douglas Alexander
Barr, William Arthur
Bastard, William
Bayfield, Hubert Lockington
See details for all 139 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 139
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 139
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,occupation,additional,decorations
Order of information: additional,rank,forename,surname,decorations,regiment,occupation,place of death,year died

Subject/Period

VC or GC Recipients
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,occupation,additional,decorations
Order of information: additional,rank,forename,surname,decorations,regiment,occupation,place of death,year died

Component

Tablet
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Marble
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Undefined
Measurements: height 1350mm, width 1800mm
Materials: Brass
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 28 May 191921
Attended by: Bishop of Exeter

History

As unveiled the memorial had 138 names. Apparently Capt C R Cox is an addition

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

Yes
Purpose: The College established an exhibition for the relatives of the fallen.

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

The Times 24 Feb.1919 p.7 col.e; 26 May 1919 p.9 col.a; 21 May 1918 p.12 col.f

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