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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Wallingford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31791

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Current location

On the wall in the Caller's Office.
Royal Mail Wallingford Delivery Office
Lupton Road
Wallingford
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX10 9WA
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 59875 88939
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • The Post Office
    Market Place
    Wallingford
    South Oxfordshire
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SU 590 890
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
WALL-MOUNTED WHITE MARBLE TABLET. INCISED LETTERING. WOODEN SURROUND.
Inscription
IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS/ OF THE WALLINGFORD POST OFFICE STAFF/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ THEY DID THEIR DUTY EVEN UNTO DEATH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Beale, F
Broadway, T W
Newman, E T
Sandall, W
Swell, C H
See details for all 5 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, initials of forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • D Beasley and A Russell:'Wallingford at War' (2010) p.121: photograph of memorial and biographical details of the fallen.
  • British Postal Museum and Archive Mem340 catalogue.postalheritage.org.uk

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