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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
32089
Current location

Northern wall of the Church
adjacent to the altar,
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church
New Inn Hall Street
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2DH
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 51127 06296
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Approx. grid reference as building now demolished

    Walton Street Chapel
    Walton Street
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 50632 07213
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Landscape orientated brass plaque attached to a wall mounted wooden backboard. Engraved inscription and names infilled mainly with black paint. Specific capital letters and numbers infilled with red paint. An engraved continuous single line border, scalloped at the four (fixing point) corners, encompasses the inscription and names. Two other lines segregate the inscription and names area. All lines infilled with black paint.
Inscription
Main plaque : TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THESE WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE / GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 / (14 NAMES in 2 columns) Lower plaque : THE MEMORIAL TABLET ABOVE / WAS REMOVED FROM / WALTON STREET CHAPEL / ON ITS CLOSURE / IN / SEPTEMBER 1946
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abrams, R. A.
Afford, J.
Beale, F. J.
Birtchnell, T.
Brownjohn, L.
Chandler, W.
Choldcroft, C.
Griffin, S.
Harris, J. F.
Martin, F.
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
  • WESLEY MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH
  • 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
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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