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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
Wantage
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
74298

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Current location

On the entrance wall to the Main Bar
Wantage Old Comrades Clubhouse
Newbury Street
Wantage
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX12 8DJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 39893 87411
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
There are two identical copies of this memorial. A glazed & framed printed copy of the names of all those lost in both World Wars. Names are in four columns two for WW1 and two for WW2 and one name for Malaya 1951. The list also contains the names of two Civilians and one Police Sergeant. One is located at the Wantage Old Comrades Club and one at Wantage Methodist Church.
Inscription
To The Glory of God. And/ In Everlasting Memory of the following/ Men of Wantage whose lives were sacrificed for/ Freedom and Democracy/ During two World Wars/ 1914 - 1918/ (Names) 1939 - 1945/ (Names) M
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 86
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 86
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Initial, Family Name, Unit
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 50
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 50
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, Initials, Family Name, Unit.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, initials, family Name, Unit.
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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