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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Buckland
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
TRENWITH WELLS, LORD GERALD WELLESLEY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 26th May 1923
    Attended by: SIR JOHN FITZGERALD
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31238
Current location

At front of Memorial Hall building,
Buckland War Memorial
Orchard Road
Buckland
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
SN7 8QT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 34478 97966
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a rectangular sectioned pillar with mouldings at top & bottom. Continuing upwards from the column, is a carved finial stone in the form of a flaming grenade.
Inscription
IN REMEMBRANCE / OF THE MEN / OF BUCKLAND WHO GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE / SERVICE OF / THE EMPIRE / 1914 - 18 / AND / 1939 - 1945 3 o'clock face : (WW1 NAMES / WW2 NAMES) 9 o'clock face : (WW1 NAMES / WW2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allibone, Arthur
Baker, George
Barnett, Fred C
Bowles, Frederick
Brogden, James
Brogden, Thomas
Brogden, William
Butler, Francis M
Carr, William P
Constable, Fred
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 10 ft, width 12 ft
    Materials: Stone - Sandstone
Listing information
Condition
History
1984 : Restored by Mr. Michael Harris of Abingdon in memory of Mr. Richard Wellesley at a cost of £1400
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Buckland Memorial Committee

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