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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Kennington
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31667
Current location

Corner of Bagley Wood Road & The Avenue,
Kennington War Memorial
Bagley Wood Road
Kennington
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX1 5PL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52230 02237
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Two rectangular tapering base steps surmounted by a rectangular sectioned tapering plinth & rectangular sectioned shaft & wheel cross. Pinned-lead inscription & names on two faces of plinth. Decorative Celtic style knot-work pattern on front of shaft The whole memorial stands on a three-stepped raised & paved platform.
Inscription
6 o'clock plinth face : IN MEMORY 1914 - 1918 / (12 NAMES) 3 o'clock plinth face : IN MEMORY 1939 - 1945 / (6 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Charlton, H
Collier, M H
Dines, H G
East, P
Finney, G
Gibbons, C
Godfrey, F J
Godfrey, G. R.
King, G S
Pryer, E
See details for all 12 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 12
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 12
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, surname, regiment
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 8 ft
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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