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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Enstone
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31534
Current location

North wall of north aisle,
St. Kenelm's Church
Church Lane
off Bicester Road
Enstone
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX7 4NL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 37972 25127
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait orientated wooden backboard supporting a stylised nowy-headed engraved brass plaque. Outline of a cross at top centre of plaque followed by an inscription, names and a further inscription below. Names columns are vertically divided by a sword, point downwards. The whole area is enclosed by a small diameter ring-pattern and dual-lined border. All engravings are infilled with black enamel paint.
Inscription
+ / IN REVERENCE OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF / (27 NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adkins, Frank
Akers, Arthur
Bennett, Sidney
Chamberlain, William
Claridge, Harry
Dorsett, John
Griffin, Oliver
Hawtin, Alfred
Hawtin, Fred
Higley, Dennis
See details for all 27 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 27
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 27
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • Church of St Kenelm
  • Grade II*
  • 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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