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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 Street
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3DP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51476 06386
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A large brass plaque mounted onto a marble backboard with the college shields as decoration and the dedication written in black lettering.
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: 0
    Died: 139
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, occupation, decorations, additional.
    Order of information: Surname.
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, occupation, decorations, additional.
    Order of information: Undefined
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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