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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
West Oxfordshire
Town
Milton under Wychwood
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31606
Current location

South wall next to the door,
St. Simon and St. Jude Church
Church Road
Milton under Wychwood
West Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX7 6LF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 26476 18670
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait orientated, decorative moulded-edged stone tablet with matching additional integrated tablet placed immediately below, bearing WW2 names. Incised inscriptions and names in black lettering.
Inscription
WW1 upper section : TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF MILTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD, BRUERN / AND LYNEHAM, WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. / (42 NAMES in 3 columns) / "THEIR. NAME. LIVETH. FOR. EVERMORE." / WW2 lower section : ALSO IN MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO MADE THE SACRIFICE FOR PEACE / IN THE SECOND CONFLICT 1939 - 1945 / (5 NAMES) / "WE. WILL. REMEMBER. THEM."
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Ball, C
Barnes, Jack
Bond, T J
Bridges, G T
Bridges, W
Burrus, H
Clemson, A E
Clemson, G
Coombes, C R
Cox, T
See details for all 47 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 42
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 42
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Rank, surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank
    Order of information: Surname, in reverse alphabetical order
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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