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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Kingston Bagpuize
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Norman Conquest (1066-1072), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Post-1945 war or conflict
Maker
Mr Rob Belk, Mr Mike Harris/Abingdon Stone Limited
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: November 2012
    Attended by: Local dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: November 2013
    Attended by: Local dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68492
Current location

Village Green
Junction of A415 and Oxford Road
Kingston Bagpuize
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX13 5FZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 40753 98240
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A set of 5 stones each with an inlaid slate plaques in a crescent formation with three flag poles, flying the UK, USA and Canadian flag, facing the A415.
Inscription
STONE ONE (West Side) LET THESE STONES FOREVER GIVE US PAUSE TO REMEMBER / MEN OF THIS VILLAGE WHO FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS HAVE / GIVEN THEIR ALL FOR OUR FREEDOMS / FROM / TURKIL AND THE MEN OF CHINGESTUNE WHO DIED AT / HASTINGS ON 14 OCTOBER,1066 / TO / LOCAL MEN AND MEN FROM FAR AWAY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN / TWO WORLD WARS, AND SINCE. / BY THESE STONES, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. STONE TWO (West Side) REMEMBRANCE AND THANKS TO / THESE LOCAL MEN KILLED IN WWI AND WWII /(Names) STONE THREE (West Side) KINGSTON BAGPUIZE WITH SOUTHMOOR REMEMBRANCE AND THANKS / TO /RAF, RCAF & USAAF AIR CREW KILLED IN CRASHES / ABOVE, ON AND AROUND OUR VILLAGE IN WWII/(Names) STONE FOUR (West Side) KINGSTON BAGPUIZE with SOUTHMOOR / REMEMBRANCE AND THANKS (RAF regimental badge) RAF Glider and Airspeed Oxford Training School Crew who operated here in 1942 and 1943 US ARMY AND AIR FORCE UNITS BASED IN OUR VILLAGE AND / AT AIRFIELD STATION 403 WHO DEPLOYED TO NORMANDY IN 1944. (US 9th Airforce regimental badge) US NINTH AIR FORCE 2nd & 42nd Groups of 4th Tactical Air Depot (US Army Corps of Engineers regimental badge) US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS 150th Engineer (Combat) Battalion 342nd Engineer General Services Regiment 816th Engineering Aviation Battalion) ALL ARMY AND AIR FORCE SUPPORT AND OTHER PERSONNEL / WITHOUT WHOM WE COULD NOT HAVE PREVAILED STONE FIVE (West Side) KINGSTON BAGPUIZE with SOUTHMOOR REMEMBRANCE AND THANKS / TO / ALL THOSE WHO HAVE CONTINUED /TO PAY THE SUPREME SACRIFICE /FOR OUR FREEDOM /IN CONFLICTS SINCE WWII
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, William John
Banks, Jack Standish
Boire, Leo Albert
Brock, Cyril John
Brooke, Jack
Coe, Albert
Day, Frederick Leonard
Dore, Harry
Drew, Charles Cyril
Drewitt, Henry George
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • Norman Conquest (1066-1072)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Date of Death
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forname, Surname, Age, Date of Death, Place of Death, Rank, Battalion, Regiment
    Order of information: Date of Death
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 20
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 20
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forname, Surname, Age, Date of Death, Place of Death, Rank, Unit, Regiment
    Order of information: Date of Death
  • Post-1945 war or conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: height 1000-1200, width 1100-1800
    Materials: Stone - Limestone
  • Plaques
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate - Welsh
  • Flagpole
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £10,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: By local public appeal and fund raising activities
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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