ABINGDON

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Reference WMO120368

Address:

The Square

jct Bath Street/Ock Street

Abingdon

OX14 5FT

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Cenotaph
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
  • Northern Ireland
About the memorial: Square memorial on a three stepped base with a pillar at each corner. 6 o'clock face has inset relief panel with figure of a mourning soldier on. Laurel wreath at centre top of each face. Town arms above names at 3 and 6 o'clock.
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(6 o' clock) TO THE/ IMPERISHABLE MEMORY/ OF OUR/ GALLANT DEAD/ (Left) WORLD/ WAR 1/ 1914 - 1918 (Right) WORLD/ WAR 2/ 1939 - 1945 (3 o' clock) 1939 - 1945/ (Names) (9 o' clock) (Names) 1939 - 1945/ (Names) (12 o' clock) ABINGDONIANS/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES/ IN THE GREAT WAR./ (Names)/ THIS MEMORIAL/ IS RAISED BY THE PEOPLE (OF ABINGDON)/ TO THE MEN OF THIS TOWN/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES THAT OTHERS MIGHT/ LIVE IN FREEDOM AND PEACE./ DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI/ THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES/ ON ACTIVE SERVICE SINCE 1945/ (Name)/ N. IRELAND 1981.

Grade II (England)

1437436

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