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Memorial details

Memorial type
Photograph
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31949
Current location

On the first floor
St Aldates Police Station
St Aldates
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1SZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51447 05759
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wooden frame, flanked by gold-painted scrolls, containing photographs of each of the eight former officers from Oxford City Police who died in both World Wars. Seven are photographed in police uniform, but one of the four WW2 casualties is in RAF uniform.
Inscription
(NAMES)/ ALSO IN HONOURED MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO FELL IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Collett, E
Hacksley, Herbert
Heath, Harold
Judd, G
Martin, C
Taylor, A
Thomas, Iltid
Thompson, Frederick
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Initial, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate
Reference
  • A coloured photograph of the memorial is on the Oxford History website www.oxfordhistory.org.uk/war/workplaces/police.html

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