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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Combe
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31524
Current location

Roadside
Village Green,
Combe War Memorial
Church Walk
Combe
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX29 8NT
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 41217 15950
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a skirted square sectioned column, four-pitched weather stone capstone, bolster, rectangular shaft & small Latin cross. Incised inscription on sides of column. The whole memorial is surrounded by a small paved area & located at the northern end of a large triangular Village Green.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : TO THE MEMORY / OF THE / MEN OF COMBE / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WARS / 1914 - 1918 / GREATER LOVE HATH / NO MAN THAN THIS / THAT A MAN LAY DOWN / HIS LIFE FOR HIS / FRIENDS / 1939 - 1945 3, 9 & 12 o'clock faces : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baker, Frank B
Baker, Tom
Clack, Edwin J
Coombes, Walter
Huckins, Edgar
Leech, Allan
Oliver, Philip
Partlett, George
Rawlings, Thomas
Slatter, Walter
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname,rank,forename,regiment,year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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