Magdalen College Tablets WW1

WM reference
31935
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : 8 February 1921
Current location

IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE THE CHAPEL
Magdalen College
High St
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 510 060
Denomination: Undefined

Description

DEDICATORY CIRCULAR PLAQUE WITH NAMES ON THREE PANELS IN THE ADJOINING PASSAGE

Inscription

CLOISTER ENTRANCE PLAQUE: HAVE IN HONOUR YOU WHO ENTER HERE/ ALL THOSE SONS OF THIS HOUSE/ WHO WENT FORTH TO SERVE IN THE YEARS/ 1914 - 1918 COLUMN ONE: MAJOREM HAC DILECTIONEM NEMO HABET/ UT ANIMAM SUAM PONAT QUIS PRO AMICIS SUIS/ (Names) COLUMN TWO: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (Names) COLUMN THREE: (NAMES)/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR OF 1914 - 1918. BE THEIR NAMES ORIFLAMMES OTHER COLUMNS: (NAMES)

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Acworth, J A
Adams, G H C
Alington, G W S
Alington, G H
Arnold, T S
Ashley, A H E
Babington, T Z D
Bailey, R N M
Balfour, I B
Barratt, J L
See details for all 207 names

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 207
Served and returned: 0
Died: 207
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
Order of information: surname,decorations,regiment

Subject/Period

VC or GC Recipients
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: Undefined
Died: Undefined
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Tablets
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Undefined
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: 8 February 1921
Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG

Costs

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

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

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

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

The Oxford Magazine 21 June 1923 p.457 E A McNair VC and J F Russell VC are commemorated on the memorial

Reference

The Times 9 Feb. 1921 (Court Circular) 9 Feb.1921 ('The Prince at Oxford')

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