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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Rotherfield Greys
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31622

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Current location

Adjacent to road fork junction
approx. 670 metres north-west of village,
Rotherfield Greys Parish War Memorial
Greys Green
Rotherfield Greys
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
RG9 4QD
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 72356 82830
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped, chamfer-edged, octagonal base surmounted by an octagonal sectioned plinth with moulded top edges, eight-sided parallel column & cross. Incised inscription on sides of plinth. The whole memorial is surrounded by a small border garden, located on a grassed peninsula area adjacent to a forked road junction.
Inscription
TO THE IMMORTAL MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 / THANKS BE TO GOD WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY / ALSO 1939-1945 / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, Fred
Atkins, William Anthony George
Hodson, Herbert Blake
Lloyd, Rodney Warner Bartholomew
Nunn, Charles
Shurvell, Herbert G
Symonds, Cyril
Weston, Frank
Willis, Joseph E
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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