Memorial details

Memorial type
Park / Sports field
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Ascott under Wychwood
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31464

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Current location

Memorial Playing Field
High Street
Ascott under Wychwood
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX7 6AX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 30471 18779
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Recreation ground and gates with dedicatory stone tablet on the right hand gate post.
Inscription
THIS FIELD/ WAS PURCHASED IN 1948 AS/ A PUBLIC RECREATION GROUND/ OUT OF FUNDS SUBSCRIBED/ BY THE INHABITANTS OF/ ASCOTT-UNDER-WYCHWOOD/ IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE FROM THIS VILLAGE/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR/ THE FALLEN/ KILLED IN ACTION/ (NAMES)/ DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: manner of death,surname,forename
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gate
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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