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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
61827
Current location

Outside the Delivery Manager's Office
Royal Mail House
Delivery Office
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1XX
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 50673 05980
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Oxford Delivery Office
    Oxpens Rd
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    OX1 1XX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Oxford Mail Centre
    Alec Issigonis Way
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    OX4 2ZZ
    England

    OS Grid Ref: SP 547 042
    Denomination: Undefined
  • Exact location uncertain
    but may be St Aldate's
    Oxford
    or after 1920
    GPO Sorting Office
    Becket St
    Osney
    Oxford Post Office
    Oxford
    Oxford
    Oxfordshire
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Engraved metal plaque in carved wood frame with royal arms at top and badge of oxford at bottom.
Inscription
IN EVERLASTING MEMORY / OF THE MEN OF OXFORD/ POST OFFICE WHO MADE/ THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914-1918/ (Names)/ ERECTED BY OXFORD POST OFFICE STAFF
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Burley, Henry E
Grain, Harold T
Hall, William J
Parsons, William J
Sturges, Harry H
Tolley, Charles
Williams, George H
See details for all 7 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
  • Frame
    Measurements: height 725mm, width 540mm
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Royal Mail
Reference
  • Post Office Magazine Vol.10 Published:The Post Office 1934-39, 1946-67 London
  • Oxfordshire Family History Society
  • British Postal Museum and Archive Mem142

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