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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
Maker
Alfred Bowman Yeates FRIBA
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 8 February 1921
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31935
Current location

IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE THE CHAPEL
Magdalen College
High St
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 510 060
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
DEDICATORY CIRCULAR PLAQUE WITH NAMES ON THREE PANELS IN THE ADJOINING PASSAGE
Inscription
CLOISTER ENTRANCE PLAQUE: HAVE IN HONOUR YOU WHO ENTER HERE/ ALL THOSE SONS OF THIS HOUSE/ WHO WENT FORTH TO SERVE IN THE YEARS/ 1914 - 1918 COLUMN ONE: MAJOREM HAC DILECTIONEM NEMO HABET/ UT ANIMAM SUAM PONAT QUIS PRO AMICIS SUIS/ (Names) COLUMN TWO: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS/ THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (Names) COLUMN THREE: (NAMES)/ THESE GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE WAR OF 1914 - 1918. BE THEIR NAMES ORIFLAMMES OTHER COLUMNS: (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Acworth, J A
Adams, G H C
Alington, G H
Alington, G W S
Arnold, T S
Ashley, A H E
Babington, T Z D
Bailey, R N M
Balfour, I B
Barratt, J L
See details for all 207 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 207
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 207
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,regiment,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations,regiment
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Oxford Magazine 21 June 1923 p.457 E A McNair VC and J F Russell VC are commemorated on the memorial
  • The Times 9 Feb. 1921 (Court Circular) 9 Feb.1921 ('The Prince at Oxford')

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