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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Drayton, Abingdon
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31354
Current location

St. Peter's Church
Church Lane
Drayton
Abingdon
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX14 4JS
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 48045 94143
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, streaked grey marble tablet supported by two corbel stones. Incised inscription and names infilled with gold coloured paint.
Inscription
THIS TABLET REVERENTLY COMMEMORATES / THOSE SONS OF DRAYTON / WHO FELL IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR / 1939 - 1945 / (9 NAMES) / (1 NAME) KOREAN WAR 1951
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Broad, Eric
Chapman, Gerald
Cockcroft, Bernard Harold
Day, Jack Victor
Forman, Ronald
Hoborough, Cecil Everard Charles
Prew, Ernest Charles
Spragg, William James
Warwick, John
Woodley, Leonard
See details for all 10 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Grey
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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