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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)
Maker
David Jones CH CBE DLitt (Hon)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 21st October 1921
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31941
Current location

AT THE REAR OF THE CHAPEL
NEW COLLEGE
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 510 060
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
LARGE HOPTON WOOD STONE TABLET
Inscription
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS COLLEGE WHO DIED SERVING THEIR/ COUNTRY DURING FIVE YEARS OF WAR 1914 - 1919, BY LAND, BY SEA/ AND IN THE AIR, IN FLANDERS AND FRANCE, IN ITALY, IN MACEDONIA,/ IN GALLIPOLI., IN PALESTINE, IN MESOPOTAMIA, IN ALL PLACES/ TO WHICH THEY WERE CALLED, MEN WORTHY OF ALL THEY LEARNED HERE/ AND AN EXAMPLE TO ALL THOSE WHO COME AFTER THEM/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addison, Noel Goodricke
Alcock, Empson
Allan, Robert Gregor
Allport, Thomas Coote
Anstie, Edward Basil
Arbuthnot, Ashley Herbert
Arthur, Henry Bartle Compton
Aston, Herbert Selwyn
Atkinson, Lionel Edward
Awdry, Charles Selwyn
See details for all 268 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 268
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 268
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,forename,additional
    Order of information: year died,forename,additional
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
Listing information
  • NEW COLLEGE, NORTH RANGE HALL, KITCHEN AND CHAPEL, GREAT QUADRANGLE
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • The Oxford Magazine 27 Oct. 1921 p.23; 21 June 1923 p.455
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Walter) David Michael Jones (1895-1974) Published:Oxford University Press 2004 ' His first job was to paint the lettering of the war memorial at New College, Oxford.'

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