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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Kidmore End
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31528
Current location

Opposite Kidmore Lane junction
adjacent to Chalkhouse Green Road,
St. John the Baptist Churchyard
Wood Lane
Kidmore End
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
RG4 9AX
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 69865 79339
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned tapering plinth, tapering rectangular sectioned shaft with integral cross incorporating square-ended terminal arms. A flush mounted tablet, bearing an incised inscription with black infill, is set into the 6 o'clock face at base of shaft. Incised names, also with black infill, are on two side faces of plinth.
Inscription
6 o'clock shaft base : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / THOSE FROM THIS PARISH / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WARS / 1914 -1918 1939 -1945 / THEY DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE 6 o'clock plinth face : (34 NAMES) 3 o'clock plinth face : (13 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Akers, F
Ambrose, M
Barlow, E J
Bule, E O
Burfoot, P
Burnham, L
Cox, E J
Cox, F
Fellows, J G
Finalyson, J K
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 34
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 34
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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