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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wootton
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31912
Current location

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

OS Grid Ref: SP 47629 01386
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, colourful & elaborately gilded wooden board with highly decorative gothic-styled black script on a beige coloured ground with green background. Crest of Oxford & crest of St. Peter either side of central inscription. Names & further inscription below. A moulded wooden border comprises a floriate design of white flowers on blue background alternating in waves with black flowers on a golden background. Church clock also forms part of the memorial.
Inscription
+ This tablet and the / church clock were erect- / ed in grateful memory / of the men from this / parish who gave their / lives in the world war / 1939 - 1945 / (11 Names) / + May they rest in peace +
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Duncan, Charles
Enticott, Jack
Gibson, Arthur
Gooden, Colin
Hoborough, Leslie
Long, Alexander
Robertson, John
Thompson, Reginald Campbell
Thompson, Rex Campbell
Waterhouse, Nicholas
See details for all 11 names
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 11
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 11
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height 20 ins, width 24 ins
    Materials: Wood
  • Clock
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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