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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Cassington
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR F D HOWARD (Designer)
Mr Alec Miller (Sculptor)
MESSRS AXTELL & SON (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31215
Current location

Cassington War Memorial
The Green
Cassington
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX29 4DN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 45424 10812
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped, platform topped octagonal base surmounted by a square to octagonal transition plinth, square-footed octagonal sectioned tapering shaft, boss & terminal-armed cross. Inscriptions on four side faces of plinth. Raised figure of the Crucifixion on front of cross & the Virgin & child on the rear side. The whole memorial is surrounded by a narrow border garden, enclosed within a metal post & chain fence.
Inscription
Plinth : TO THE GALLANT DEAD / DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY / (NAMES) (Exact location of inscription unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Edgington, H
Paget, F A G
Paget, J A
Paget, M J
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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