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Oxford Post Office- WW1

WM reference
61827
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

Outside the Delivery Manager's Office
Royal Mail House
Delivery Office
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1XX
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 50673 05980
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Oxford Delivery Office
Oxpens Rd
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1XX
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Oxford Mail Centre
Alec Issigonis Way
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 2ZZ
England
OS Grid Ref.: SP 547 042
Denomination: Undefined

Previous location

Exact location uncertain
but may be St Aldate's
Oxford
or after 1920
GPO Sorting Office
Becket St
Osney
Oxford Post Office
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
England
OS Grid Ref.: Undefined
Denomination: Undefined

Description

Engraved metal plaque in carved wood frame with royal arms at top and badge of oxford at bottom.

Inscription

IN EVERLASTING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF OXFORD/ POST OFFICE WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY OXFORD POST OFFICE STAFF

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Burley, Henry E
Grain, Harold T
Hall, William J
Parsons, William J
Sturges, Harry H
Tolley, Charles
Williams, George H
See details

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 7
Served and returned: 0
Died: 7
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Metal
Listed?: No

Component

Frame
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 725mm, width 540mm
Materials: Wood
Listed?: No

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

Royal Mail

Reference

Post Office Magazine Vol.10 Published:The Post Office 1934-39, 1946-67 London

Reference

British Postal Museum and Archive Mem142

Reference

Oxfordshire Family History Society

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