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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Radley
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
SIR THOMAS GRAHAM JACKSON BART, R.A. (Architect)
SIR GEORGE JAMES FRAMPTON RA (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 June 1904
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 June 1904
    Attended by: Archbishop of Canterbury
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
63449

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Current location

In the Chapel,
Radley College
Kennington Road
Radley
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX14 2HR
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 51837 99507
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Alabaster sarcophagus supported on the face of the Chapel wall by carved brackets. Bronze plaque with gilt letters in relief. The bronze figure of St. George and the Dragon surmounts the memorial.
Inscription
Plaque : TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF OLD RADLEIANS WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF / THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA, THIS MONUMENT IS DEDICATED BY THEIR SCHOOLFELLOWS AND FRIENDS, A.D. 1903 / (Names) At the feet of St. George : JUXTA FIDEM / DEFUNCTISUNT / OMNES ISTI
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Greenshields, George Lockhart
Hancock, Calverley Trevelyan
Hood, Alexander Nelson
Hulse, Charles Westrow
Macdonald, Archibald Ronald Armadale
Robertson, Hugh
Stanton, Harold John
Streatfeild, Eric
Woodgate, Edward Robert Prevost
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,decorations
    Order of information: year died
Components
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Alabaster
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Reference
  • For Remembrance and in Honour of Those Who Lost Their Lives in the South African War 1899-1902 by Gildea, James p.9 Published:Eyre and Spottiswoode 1911 London
  • Weblink to Radley College Archives, Second Boer War. radleyarchive.blog/the-south-african-war-memorial/
  • The History of Radley College 1847-1947 by A K Boyd pp.263-4. Published:Basil Blackwell 1948 Oxford
  • The Times 30 June 1904 p.7 col.d

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