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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oxford
Town
Holywell
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Iraq 1918-1922
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32001
Current location

Balliol College Historic Collections Centre (Former St. Cross Church)
St. Cross Road
Holywell
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3TN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52018 06656
Denomination: Church of England

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Previous locations
  • Ante Room of the Dean's Office
    front quadrangle
    staircase 2

    Balliol College
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    OX1 3BJ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 504 065
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Keith Rae House
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
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Description
Wall mounted, long vertical wooden board with chamfered edges. Gilt painted inscription below which, also in gilt, a list of names in a single long column. Raised shield between war year numerals at top of board.
Inscription
1914 1918 / THESE ARE THE MEMBERS OF / THIS CLUB WHO FELL IN THE / GREAT WAR: THEIR NAMES ARE / HERE RECORDED THAT THOSE WHO / COME AFTER MAY NOT FORGET. / (39 NAMES) / *MESOPOTAMIA 1920 (* refers to one name in the list).
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, Arthur
Alder, Sidney
Bennett, Albert
Brandt, Robert
Brown, David
Buckland, Ernest
Buckland, Fred
Church, Arthur
Clack, Will
Compton, Spencer
See details for all 39 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 38
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 38
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
  • Iraq 1918-1922
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: height c1500 mm, width c450 mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST CROSS
  • 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

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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