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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
East Lockinge
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR F D HOWARD, MESSRS AXTELL & SON, Mr Alec Miller
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 01st May 1921
    Attended by: MAJ W H CROSLAND
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31698
Current location

Raodside at road junction
The Street
East Lockinge
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX12 8QG
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 42470 87459
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Tall lantern Cross on three stepped plinth and massive hexagonal base bearing inscription, surmounted by a carved Calvary group and a ball crocketted spire.
Inscription
IN THANKFUL MEMORY OF NINETEEN MEN OF/ NINETEEN MEN OF THIS PARISH / WHO IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ GAVE THEIR/ LIVES - A SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY & THEIR GOD, / AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO / SERVED ABROAD/ AND AT HOME/ (Names)/ CHRIST FROM HIS CROSS ON HIGH/ DOTH TEACH HIS BRETHREN AND INSPIRE/ TO SUFFER AND DIE (NB Letter U is rendered as V throughout, including on names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cook, James
Cross, James
Eady, Henry Norman
Greenaway, Frederick John
Greenaway, Joseph
Greenaway, Walter
Greenough, Albert Edward
Greenough, Ernest James
Herbert, John Japhet
Miles, James Thomas Gosling
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 19
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 19
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3FT 8", height 30FT, width 5FT 2"
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • WAR MEMORIAL
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
History
STONE SOFT AND EROSION TAKING PLACE DUE TO FROST. CRACKED IN PLACES AND LETTERING DAMAGED BUT NOT AT RISK. (1993)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Responsibility
LOCKINGE PC

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