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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR LYNAM
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 12 November 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Oxford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32033
Current location

Next to the cricket pavilion
The Dragon School
Bardwell Road
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 6SD
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51462 08013
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A Celtic cross sets on plinth and two stepped base. Inscription and names are carved on the cross and plinth. Black lettering with roman caps. The cross is surrounded by single-chain fencing.
Inscription
Front face: IN LOVING/ MEMORY/ OF OLD BOYS/ AND/ MASTERS/ OF THE/ DRAGON/ SCHOOL/ WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR/ COUNTRY/ IN THE/ GREAT WAR Rear face: "NOMEN EORUM VIVT IN SAECULA SAECULORUM" Plinth: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Addis, T H L
Arden, H W
Backhouse, St J
Benham, F
Bickmore, B S
Blencowe, O C
Brown, D W
Buck, G S
Burch, R S
Burton, H P C
See details for all 83 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 83
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 83
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,forename
    Order of information: year died
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 131
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 131
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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