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Memorial details

Memorial type
Vale Of White Horse
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Dennis Godfrey, Mr. J. G. T. West, MMSA
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20 June 1920
    Attended by: A. T. Loyd Esq, OBE, MP.
Not lost
WM Reference
Current location

diagonally opposite village entrance to Millet's Farm,
Garford Memorial Tablets
Village Main Street
Vale Of White Horse
OX13 5PD

OS Grid Ref: SU 42674 96160
Denomination: Undefined

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Wall-like, tallish stone and brick structure integrated with two brick pillars, between which, are a linear array of five, portrait orientated stone panel insets of names, surmounted by a centrally aligned brick lined arch containing a wooden Latin Cross. Immediately above the panels is a single brick course incorporating flush tablets displaying a short inscription, either side of which, are start and end years of the Great War. Below the inset panels is a separate landscape orientated WW2 tablet. All inscriptions and names incised and infilled with black enamel paint.
Above tablet array : 1914 LEST WE FORGET 1918 / Centre tablet No.3 : THE MEN / WHO FELL / (10 NAMES) Across tablets No's. 1, 2, 4 & 5 : THE - MEN - WHO - SERVED / (10 NAMES on each tablet) Lower tablet : 1939 - 1945 / (2 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
Names on memorial
Adams, H.
Aldworth, J.
Aldworth, R
Bale, A
Bale, T
Bond, C
Carter, C
Cooper, S.
Culley, F
Davis, C
See details for all 52 names
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 40
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Shrine
    Measurements: height 18ft, width 11ft 6ins
    Materials: Stone, Brick
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Blue Pennant
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Blue Pennant
Listing information
2010, Oct : Some erosion of names. It is planned to restore the memorial. with new tablets, while retaining the original ones. 2011, April : Restoration has commenced.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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