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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
East Northamptonshire
Town
Oundle
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Arthur Conran BLOMFIELD M.A. F.R.I.B.A. (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Consecrated
    Date: 22nd November 1923
    Attended by: Bishop of Peterborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37449
Current location

Chapel of St. Anthony,
Oundle School Chapel
Milton Road
Oundle
East Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
PE8 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 03820 88338
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Chapel with five memorial tablets on rear wall of the Sanctuary. Sword on each tablet with cross on hilt & rays of sunshine radiating from the hilt.
Inscription
On rood beam : IN LOVING MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED Memorial tablet, centre : 1914-1918 Other four tablets : 'FAITH', 'HOPE', 'SERVICE', 'SACRIFICE'
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adam, G W
Aitchison, D J
Andrews, C E
Andrews, E N
Armitage, D W
Armitage, F R
Armitage, J A R
Astwood, E L S
Atkinson, J B
Attwood, L L
See details for all 233 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 228
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 228
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablets
    Measurements: depth 80 mm, height 2150 mm, width 860 mm
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
  • OUNDLE SCHOOL MEMORIAL CHAPEL
  • 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
Sponsorship
Corporate
Responsibility
School Authorities
Reference
  • BRITISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS WAR MEMORIALS by KERNOT, C F 190-192 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:ROBERTS AND NEWTON 1927 LONDON
  • The original Roll of Honour on line version-www.inmemories.com/RollOfHonour/oundleschool.htm
  • Book- 'And we were young: Oundle school & the Great war by Colin Pendrill, ISBN 9781912174195, 2018. This is an updated and expanded version of the 1920's school Roll of Honour. Of 1,200 boys and masters of Oundle and Laxton schools who joined up, 263 made the Supreme Sacrificr

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