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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wytham
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: October 1919
    Attended by: Unknown
  • Rededicated
    Date: 08 May 1995
    Attended by: Rev'd. Roger Beckwith D.D ; Parishioners
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31814
Current location

Roadside
adjacent to The White Hart PH,
Wytham War Memorial
Village Main Street
Wytham
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX2 8QA
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 47591 08618
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Four-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth with a square sectioned shaft tapering at the top to form an integral decorative cross. Incised inscription and names on side faces of plinth plus a further incised inscription on front face of top step. Inscriptions infilled with black enamel paint. A small brass plaque on the second from top step face, indicates restoration of the memorial during early 1995. The whole memorial is constructed using a white coloured stone.
Inscription
6 o'clock plinth face : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND / IN GRATEFUL AND / AFFECTIONATE MEMORY / OF THE MEN FROM WYTHAM / WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914-1918 3 & 9 o'clock plinth faces : (8 NAMES) 12 o'clock plinth face : (1 NAME) 6 o'clock top step face : THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED IN PEACE / BUT THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Plaque, 6 o'clock 2nd. from top step face : THIS MEMORIAL WAS RESTORED / BY THE PARISHIONERS OF WYTHAM / AND DEDICATED BY / THE REV. ROGER BECKWITH D.D. / TO COMMEMORATE / THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF V.E. DAY / MAY 8TH 1995
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Buckland, William
Bustin, Herbert
Gates, George
Neale, Herbert K.
Podbery, Albert
Savings, Albert
Savings, Stanley
Stanley, William T.
Wright, Philip
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, year died
    Order of information: Year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, regiment, year died
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10ft, width 7ft 6ins
    Materials: Stone
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
1993 : Inscriptions worn. 1995 : Memorial restored.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wytham P.C.

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