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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Goring
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31470

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Current location

St. Thomas of Canterbury Church
Church Drive
off Manor Road
Goring
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
RG8 9DR
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 59762 80710
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three, wall mounted, engraved brass plaques butted together, comprising top to bottom, WW1 landscape orientated - inscription, WW1 portrait orientated - inscription with names, WW2 landscape orientated - names. All plaques infilled with a blue-grey enamel paint.
Inscription
Upper plaque : THOUGH THEY DIED THEY ARE NOT DEAD / FOR THEIR VALOUR BRINGS THEM BACK IN GLORY / FROM THEIR UNSEEN DWELLING PLACE / Middle plaque : IN PROUD AND IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THE / MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1918 / (52 NAMES) / Lower plaque : 1939 - 1945 / (21 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armstrong, W. P.
Barley, F. G.
Bradley, J. F.
Brown, H. E.
Buckle, N. G.
Burgess, C.
Butler, A. G.
Butler, A. W. J.
Chamberlain, H. B.
Cole, F.
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname, rank, regiment
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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