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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), VC or GC Recipients
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 28 May 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Exeter
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31921
Current location

On the wall of the Ante-Chapel
Exeter College
Turl St
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 510 060
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A MARBLE BACKBOARD COLLEGE SHIELD DECORATIONS
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS COLLEGE/ WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/TANQUAM AURUM IN FORNACE PROBAVIT ILLOS DEUS ('God tried them as gold in the furnace')
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, Lionel Pilkington
Allpass, Henry Blythe King
Arnell, Reginald Brandt
Ashworth, Brian Wilding
Bailey, John Winckworth
Balleine, Cuthbert Francis
Bannatyne, Douglas Alexander
Barr, William Arthur
Bastard, William
Bayfield, Hubert Lockington
See details for all 139 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 139
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 139
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,occupation,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional,rank,forename,surname,decorations,regiment,occupation,place of death,year died
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,occupation,additional,decorations
    Order of information: additional,rank,forename,surname,decorations,regiment,occupation,place of death,year died
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 1350mm, width 1800mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
As unveiled the memorial had 138 names. Apparently Capt C R Cox is an addition
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: The College established an exhibition for the relatives of the fallen.
Reference
  • The Times 24 Feb.1919 p.7 col.e; 26 May 1919 p.9 col.a; 21 May 1918 p.12 col.f

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