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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Grove
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1948
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
  • Rededicated
    Date: 15th August 1993
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31617
Current location

Entrance to recreation field,
Grove Memorial Gates
Recreation Lane
off Cane Road
Grove
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX12 0FL
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 39836 89486
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Pair of low metal gates between two brick pillars. Tablet mounted on right hand pillar.
Inscription
(Tablet) : [ ..... ] REPLACE THE ORIGINAL / OAK GATES SUBSCRIBED FOR BY THE / VILLAGERS IN 1948, AND ARE DEDICATED / TO THE MEMORY OF THE SERVICEMEN / OF THIS PARISH OF GROVE WHO WERE / KILLED OR WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF / THEIR SERVICE DURING WORLD WAR II / 1939 - 1945 / GROVE PARISH COUNCIL / AUGUST 1993
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wrought Iron
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 16ins, width 11ins
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
Iron gates replaced the original wooden gates which disintegrated after 30 years of use and vandalism.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Responsibility
Grove P.C.

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