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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wootton
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th May 1945
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31915
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Wootton
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 477 016
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wooden board bearing dedicatory inscription with gilt RAF Eagle at top and gilt and silver plate unit badge below. Above all, an RAF Ensign.
Inscription
THIS ENSIGN COMMEMORATES THE OFFICERS AND/ ALL RANKS OF THE ARMY/, THE ROYAL AIR FORCE/ AND THE ROYAL AIR FORCE REGIMENT WHO DURING/ THE WAR SERVED THEIR COUNTRY AND IS A SYMBOL/ OF THE SERVICE OF OVER 10,000 WHO TRAINED AT/ BOMBER COMMAND BATTLE SCHOOL YOULBURY/ CAMP BOARS HILL OXFORD FROM 1942 TO 1945/ PLACED IN THIS CHURCH AT A CEREMONIAL PARADE/ ON SUNDAY MAY 13TH 1945/ (THANKSGIVING SUNDAY FOR VICTORY IN EUROPE)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Second World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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