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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Longworth
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Dennis Godfrey, MR W CRUM-WATSON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18 July 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18 July 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31718
Current location

St. Mary's Churchyard
Church Lane
Longworth
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX13 5DY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 38405 99469
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two-stepped hexagonal base surmounted by an overhanging platformed topped, hexagonal plinth, hexagonal skirted, tapering shaft, moulded hexagonal entablature (boss) and decorative terminal-armed cross. Inscription and names incised onto six recessed stone panels around sides of plinth. Small Sword of Sacrifice on both centres of cross.
Inscription
Panel 1 : 1914 - 1918 / TO THE / GLORY OF GOD / AND IN / GRATEFUL / REMEMBRANCE Panel 2 : 1914 - 1918 / (5 NAMES) Panel 3 : (8 NAMES) Panel 5 : (8 NAMES) Panel 6 : (9 NAMES) Panel 4 : 1939 - 1945 / (6 NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Batts, Arthur
Brooks, C. Robert
Brooks, Lewis
Broughton, Bert
Broughton, Charles H
Carr, Angus M. D.
Carter, Edward
Drayton, Thomas
Fitzwilliams, John K L
Fitzwilliams-hyde, Anthony J.
See details for all 36 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 4200 mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
History
1992 : Restored with new panels for WW1 names at 12 o'clock and 3 o'clock faces. c2011 : Memorial reported to lean 3.7 degrees from the vertical.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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