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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
Sir Reginald Blomfield RA
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31954
Current location

AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE COLLEGE LIBRARY
Queens College
High Street
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 4AW
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 518 063
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stone tablets on the wall either side of the entrance to the library. Dedicatory inscription in gold lettering on column placed between them Bronze wreath in relief at the top of each tablet, shield above the dedication.
Inscription
COLUMN: MDCCCCXIV - MDCCCCXVIII/ SO THEY/ GAVE THEIR/ BODIES TO THE/ COMMONWEALTH/ AND RECEIVED/ EACH FOR HIS/ OWN MEMORY/ PRAISE THAT/ WILL NEVER/ DIE TABLETS: MDCCCCXIV - MDCCCCXVIII/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ INVICTIS PAX
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Armitage, Arthur W
Atkinson, Harold C
Barr, Percival S St J
Bellamy, John H
Bender, Alfred C
Bentham, Thomas
Bland, Alfred E
Blencowe, Lawrence C
Bloomer, Arthur K
Bowyer, John W
See details for all 121 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 121
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 121
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,occupation
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Hopton Wood
  • Detail
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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