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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Chalgrove
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31338
Current location

On Village Green,
Chalgrove War Memorial
High Street
Chalgrove
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX44 7SS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 63675 96893
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a rectangular heavy-sectioned tapering cross. Incised line cross co-incidental with the arms & shaft intersection at head of cross. Incised inscriptions & names on front faces of cross & steps. The whole memorial is mounted on a raised paved platform accessed via a single step from the village green area.
Inscription
Cross : + / TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY / OF / (12 NAMES) / Upper step : WHO, / OF THE SIXTY-ONE MEN / WHO WENT FORTH FROM THIS PARISH / TO SERVE IN THE GREAT WAR, / GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE CAUSE OF / DUTY AND HONOUR / 1914-1919 / "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" / Lower step : ALSO OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR / 1939-1945 / (3 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Atkins, Joe
Belson, Ernest
Belson, Jesse
Brown, Francis
Clements, Joseph
Franklin, James
Hicks, Ernest
Hicks, Stanley
Hicks, Thomas
Hurst, George
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    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: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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