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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
MR HAROLD S ROGERS, MESSRS A R MOWBRAY & CO. LTD
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7 June 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31979
Current location

On external south wall of the Church,
St. Aldates Church
Pembroke Square
(off Pembroke Street),
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1BP
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51373 05990
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Landscape orientated dedicatory stone tablet set flush into an outside wall of the Church. Tablet is internally recessed by a concave moulding which in turn, encloses a further three recessed vertical panels, separated by raised mouldings. Outer panels are horizontally sub-divided by raised mouldings. A raised, decoratively elaborate, Gothic-style cross standing on a three tier base, adorns the central panel. Upper left and right panels each bear an incised inscription which are to be read one panel at a time. The lower left and right panels each bear incised names.
Inscription
Upper left panel : THE REREDOS IS / DEDICATED TO GOD / WITH PRAISE AND / THANKSGIVING Upper right panel : IN MEMORY OF ALL / S. ALDATES MEN WHO / GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / THE GREAT WAR 1914-19 Lower left & right panels : (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allsworth, Robert
Bricknell, Harold
Brogden, Percival Edward Arthur
Bull, Charles
Bull, Sidney Frank
Butler, Fred
Cross, William Charles
Dipple, John Thomas
Edney, William
Finch, Albert John
See details for all 38 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height c760 mm, width c1070 mm
    Materials: Stone - Ancaster
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST ALDATE
  • Grade II*
  • 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
History
2007 April : The oak reredos was for sale on Ebay. 2011 : Current location of the reredos is unknown. (See our ref. 63216)
Costs

Memorial: c £33.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • In Search of the Fallen: The First World War Dead of St Aldates Parish, Oxford by Barry Burnham Various Includes information on the names of the fallen.
  • Web-link to Roll of Honour - Oxford, St. Aldates Church memorial page. www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/OxfordStAldates.html

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