Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Oxford
Town
Oxford
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
32061

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Current location

Approx. 106 metres off Marston Road,
St. Clement's Church
Marston Road
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX4 1FN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 52710 06341
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted, landscape orientated, chamfer-edged wooden frame supporting a bronze plaque with badges in top corners. (Regimental badge on right). Additional smaller plaque located on lower rail of frame. Raised inscription lettering on both plaques.
Inscription
Main plaque : IN LOVING MEMORY OF / MAJOR GEORGE CLARKE DENTON / XIITH. PIONEERS INDIAN ARMY / SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICER ATTACHED TO THE / JIND IMPERIAL SERVICE INFANTRY, / ONLY SON OF SIR GEORGE DENTON K.C.M.G, / WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT KISSENGERI / IN EAST AFRICA 9TH. OCTOBER 1916 AGED 35 Lower rail plaque : ERECTED BY ALL RANKS / OF THE XIITH. PIONEERS / KELAT-I-GHILZIE REGIMENT Regimental badge : XII PIONEERS / KELAT-I-GHILZIE REGT.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Denton, George Clarke
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, role, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death, additional
    Order of information: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, role, relationships, manner of death, place of death, date of death, age at death, additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Frame
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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