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Memorial details

Memorial type
Gate
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wantage
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR J STANLEY BEARD FSA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th July 1922
    Attended by: COL M EARLE CB CMG DSO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31903
Current location

OUTSIDE WANTAGE 6TH FORM OPPOSITE KING ALFREDS SCHOOL
Portway
Wantage
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX12 9BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 396 876
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
PLAIN LYCH-TYPE GATE LEADING TO PLAQUE MOUNTED ON THE BACK WALL IE THE GATEWAY DOES NOT GO ANWHERE SCHOOL ARMS ABOVE TEXT
Inscription
1914 1918/ TO THE MEMORY OF OLD ALFREDIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Attride, Raymond George
Barton, Conwell Paris
Bell, Norman Henderson
Brooke-smith, Edward Charles
Catford, Cyril Herbert
Cobden, Frank Pargeter
Cooper, Ernest Hector
Cowie, Gerald James Hardwicke
Crabb, Leonard George Bruce
Dandridge, Robert
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 30
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 30
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Roof
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
  • Gate posts
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Gates
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
History
SEAT BROKEN AND PLAQUE DEFACED WITH GRAFFITI (1993)
Costs

Site: £270

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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