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Memorial details

Memorial type
Hospital / Clinic
District
South Oxfordshire
Town
Henley On Thames
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs D George Lewis and Son
Ceremony
  • Opened
    Date: 03 August 1923
    Attended by: Viscount Hambleden
  • Dedicated
    Date: 03 August 1923
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
60061
Current location

Henley and District Hospital
Henley On Thames
South Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
RG9
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 769 818
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
War Memorial Hospital. Hospital contains two public and three private wards, an operating theatre, x-ray room, laundry, garage and mortuary. Panel in main corridor with names of 339 men who lost their lives. Longitudinal board with semicircular top and dentil cornice. Names in ten columns. Small board attached centrally below with dedication.
Inscription
The/ Henley on Thames/ and District/ War Memorial Hospital./ (Names)/ THIS HOSPITAL WAS ERECTED BY PUBLIC/ SUBSCRIPTION IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE/ OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN FROM THIS/ TOWN AND DISTRICT WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ BIX/(Names)/ HAMBLETON (Names)/ HENLEY-ON-THAMES/(Names)/ HIGHMOOR/ (Names)/ NETTLEBED/ (Names)/ REMENHAM (Names)/ ROTHERFIELD GREYS/ (Names)/ STONOR-CUM-PISHILL/(Names)/ SHIPLAKE/(Names)/ Their name liveth for evermore.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 339
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 339
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,additional
    Order of information: additional
Components
  • Hospital
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
May have been moved to new hospital.
Costs

Memorial: £21,615

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

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