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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Aston Upthorpe
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59915

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Current location

Fullers Road
Aston Upthorpe
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
OX11
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 55420 86153
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Latin cross under a canopy set on a long shaft. The whole is on a plinth and step with WW1 inscription on the front face and WW2 inscription on a sloping tablet at the foot. Lettering in black
Inscription
On plinth: IN HONOUR OF ALL THE MEN/ OF ASTON WHO SERVED AND/ ESPECIALLY IN GRATEFUL/ RECOLLECTION OF THOSE/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT/ WAR OF 1914-1919/ (Names) On stone: IN HONOUR OF THE MEN & WOMEN OF ASTON/ WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY AND/ IN PROUD AND GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE WAR/ 1939-1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aldridge, James
Aldridge, William
Bachelor, Ernest
Clacy, George Richard
Connelly, Joseph
Corbett, James
Cross, Timothy
Cummins, Hubert
Didcock, Mark
Elderfield, Frederick
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 16
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 16
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname, forename
    Order of information: Surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 10
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 10
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, initial, surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • www.theastons.net/history/the-astons-at-war

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