Memorial details

Memorial type
Cropredy, Banbury
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Terrorist Acts
Mr. Arthur Sturley of Banbury (Makers)
  • Unveiled
    Date: 3rd July 1921
    Attended by: "One of the ex-soldiers"
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3rd July 1921
    Attended by: Rev. G. Barr (Vicar)
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Not lost
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Current location

On the NE side of the church.
St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard.
Church Lane
OX17 1NQ

OS Grid Ref: SP 46882 46656
Denomination: Church of England

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Two-stepped square base surmounted by a pyramid styled tapering square sectioned plinth with moulded upper parts, interfaced by a slender tapering octagonal shaft, boss and takes the form of an early English Cross. Incised inscriptions on sides of plinth and around upper step. A flower vase is sited at each corner of the base. Upper step-face gradient, slopes slightly downwards. A RAF serviceman named on the memorial is buried near it. The name of a victim of 1982 Regent's Park IRA bombing was added to the memorial.
6 o'clock upper step face: IN REVERENT AND GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / (Names ) / 3 o'clock upper step face: IN SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY / (name) // THOSE BRAVE MEN FROM THIS PARISH / (3 Names) / 12 o'clock upper step face: WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WARS / 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945 / (Names) / 9 o'clock upper step face: THEIR REWARD IS WITH THE LORD / AND THE CARE OF THEM IS WITH THE MOST HIGH / (Names ) / 6 o'clock plinth face: (3 Names) / 3 o'clock plinth face: (1 name) (3 Names) / 12 o'clock plinth face: (3 Names) / 9 o'clock plinth face: (4 WW2 Names) /
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Bradley, John
Busby, Horace H
Cotterill, Thomas H.
Courage, Anthony J.
Eriksen, Peter J.
Heritage, John
Lambert, Leonard J B
Pettifer, Ernest A
Pettifer, Samuel W
Stevens, Arthur
See details for all 14 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, middle name, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, year of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10 feet
    Materials: Stone - Hornton
Listing information
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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