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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), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1920
    Attended by:
  • Rededicated
    Date: 1945
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83821
Current location

In the chapel entrance hall
Westminster College Chapel
Oxford Brookes University
Harcourt Hill Campus
Oxford
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX2 9AT
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 49012 04851
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • Westminster College Chapel
    Horseferry Road
    Westminster
    City Of Westminster
    SW1P 2TX
    England

    OS Grid Ref: TQ 29713 79096
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
A series of wooden wall plaques with painted lettering that list the fallen of Westminster College by the year in which they were students. The formal names they had while at the College are listed, so no recognition is given to their academic or military achievements.
Inscription
LEFT OF DOOR, PANEL 2: DEDICATED/ BY/ FORMER STUDENTS/ OF/ WESTMINSTER COLLEGE/ TO THE/ MEMORY OF/ THEIR COMRADES/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WARS/ 1914 – 1918/ 1939 – 1945 RIGHT OF DOOR, PANEL 2: FLOREAT/ WESTMINSTERIENSE/ COLLEGIUM/ IN TENTATIONE/ INVENTI FIDELES./CORPORA IPSORUM IN/ PACE SEPULA SUNT,/ ET NOMEN EORUM VIVIT/ IN GENERATIONEM/ ET GENERATIONEM/ ECLLESIASTICUS/ CAP. XLIV [Left of door, panels 1 and 3, and Right of door, panels 1 and 3 list the names of the fallen.]
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aberdein, John Eric
Adam, John Gill Simpson
Aldous, Archibald Harry
Andrew, Arthur
Axtell, Alfred John
Ayliffe, Ronald Glisbey
Bailey, Harrison Milton
Ball, Peter Alexander
Barker, Harold John Foster
Barrell, Henry Irvine
See details for all 124 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 99
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 99
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: By school year, then alphabetically by surname
    Order of information: By school year, then alphabetically by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: By school year, then alphabetically by surname
    Order of information: By school year, then alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
History
Conservation after damage carried out by Tankerdale Ltd. in October 2016.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Donations by alumni of the college
Responsibility
Westminster College Oxford Trust
Reference
  • In addition to the war memorial, the college also compiled a detailed list and a photograph album of anyone who fought in the First World War, both of which can be found at flickr.com/ocmch Information on the fundraising and unveiling of the memorial can be found in ‘The Westminsterian’ – the college magazine.

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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