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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 04th April 1921
    Attended by: Mrs. Morrell, Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Consecrated
    Date: 04th April 1921
    Attended by: Bishop of Oxford
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32059
Current location

St. Clement's Churchyard
Marston Road
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1FN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52762 06310
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-stepped octagonal base surmounted by a square sectioned to octagonal sectioned transition plinth, square footed octagonal tapering shaft, moulded octagonal boss and terminal-armed cross. Pinned lead inscription on one side face of plinth. A further inscription is located on the top step riser face.
Inscription
Plinth : TO THE GLORY / OF GOD / AND IN HONOURED / AND GRATEFUL / MEMORY OF THE / 108 MEN FROM / ST CLEMENTS / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918 Top step riser face : THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height c 4500 mm
    Materials: Stone - Portland
Listing information
  • St Clement's, Oxford War Memorial
  • 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
Inscription fading on top step riser face.
Costs

Site: £0
Comments: 1921 : Mrs. Herbert Morrell of Headington Hill Hall gave some land to the south of St. Clement's Church for an extension to its burial ground. The war memorial to the parish's dead was erected on this plot. There was a shortfall of £89 9s. 1d. for the cost of the memorial. Mrs. Morrell gave this amount as a donation.
Memorial: £192

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference

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