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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other memorial
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Abingdon-on-Thames
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31196
Current location

In the Jekyll Garden
Abingdon School
Park Road
Abingdon-on-Thames
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX14 1DE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 49367 97391
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A slab in the Jekyll Garden with initials of those from the school who died in World War Two
Inscription
THE PAVING STONES IN THIS PRECINCT WERE LAID AND THE SEAT ERECTED AS A GIFT FROM A GROUP OF OLD BOYS WHO WERE AT THE SCHOOL DURING THE 1920 TO 1930 DECADE. THE INITIALS OF A NUMBER OF THESE ARE CARVED ON THE STONES. THE CENTRE STONE IS ENGRAVED IN MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE DECADE WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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