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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
MacDonald Gill FRIBA, FRGS (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 November 1922
    Attended by: Bishop of Pretoria
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
10574
Current location

Opposite the west door
Balliol College Chapel
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51368 06493
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SEVEN BRONZE PLAQUES WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF
Inscription
TABLET ONE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THE BALLIOL MEN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES) TABLET TWO-SIX: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Arthur Innes
Alexander, Peter James
Ashton, Edward Deakin
Asquith, Raymond
Balmforth, Alfred
Barnes, Edmund Lyndon
Barnett, Denis Oliver
Barrington-kennett, Victor Annesley
Bellord, Charles Edmund
Bergh, Seymour J H Van Den
See details for all 190 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 190
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 190
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, year died, regiment, place of death, forenames, additional, decorations
    Order of information: surname
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, year died, regiment, place of death, forenames, additional, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • BALLIOL COLLEGE, CHAPEL, FRONT QUADRANGLE
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Oxford Magazine 21 June 1923 page 456 regarding the VC Holders

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