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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 05th July 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31892
Previous locations
  • ON THE WALL NEAR THE ENTRANCE
    OXFORD SCHOOL
    Glanville Rd
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 539 052
    Denomination: Undefined
  • OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL
    George St
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
BRONZE PLAQUE WITH INSCRIPTION IN RELIEF. GRAPE AND VINE LEAF BORDER IN RELIEF.
Inscription
THIS TABLET WAS ERECTED TO PERPETUATE THE/ MEMORY OF THE BOYS OF THIS SCHOOL WHO FELL/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ (NAMES)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 80
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 80
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname,forename
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
2009: The return of the memorial to its original location in the old High School building in George Street, Oxford was overseen by the City of Oxford Association (the Old Boys Society). The memorial was restored at this time.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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