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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wootton
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th November 1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31911
Current location

St. Peter's Churchyard
Wootton Village
Wootton
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX1 5HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 47645 01387
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Brick-built foundation supporting a two-stepped square base surmounted by a square sectioned plinth, of which, the upper third portion, transposes into a chamfer-edged octagonal sectioned face. Rising from the plinth is a square-footed octagonal sectioned tapering shaft with integral cross. Small raised shield of St. George midway up shaft on front and rear sides. Incised inscription and names on plinth side faces.
Inscription
6 o'clock face : TO THE MEMORY / OF / WOOTTON'S FRIENDS / WHO FELL IN / THE GREAT WAR 3 o'clock face : (4 NAMES) 9 o'clock face : (4 NAMES) 12 o'clock face : "THESE ARE THEY WHO / CAME OUT OF THE GREAT / TRIBULATION." / THEIR BODIES ARE BURIED / IN PEACE, BUT THEIR NAME / LIVETH FOR EVERMORE. / 1914 - 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Clifton, Frederick
Dyer, Arthur
Finch, Harry
Griffin, Charles
Minns, Henry
Shepherd, Arthur
West, Ernest
Winterbourne, George
See details for all 8 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
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 3 ft, height 18 ft, width 3 ft
    Materials: Stone
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brick
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Wootton P. C.

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