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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)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: June 1924
    Attended by: Bishop of Oxford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32047
Current location

North face of pillar at west end of Nave.
Balliol College Historic Collections Centre (Former St. Cross Church)
St. Cross Road
Holywell
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3TN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52017 06658
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted tall, square-headed marble tablet in opus sectile of various colours with an alternating chequered border and gold incised lettering. Upper portrait section depicts Christ upon the Cross surrounded by Tudor rose motifs above and the crowned letters IHS. Lower landscape section bears incised inscription and names.
Inscription
JESU MERCY / IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE / WHO FROM THIS PARISH GAVE THEIR / LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (8 NAMES in 2 columns)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, A S
Freeman, E H
Freeman, R V
Giles, E V
Haydon, T W
Hunt, F F
Miller, H E
Wren, C B
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 920 mm, width 630 mm
    Materials: Marble - Green
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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