Oxford Light Infantry Tirah campaign 1897-9

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Reference WMO163711

Address:

Bonn Square

Near junction of Queen Street and New Hall Inn Street

Oxford

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Obelisk
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: Obelisk set on a pedestal, plinth and four stepped base. Pedestal bears a carved wreath with the number '52', referring the old number of the Battalion as a Regiment of the Line. Plinth bears carved and painted inscription and names.
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Plinth (6 o'clock): THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED/ BY THE OFFICERS, NON-COM-/ MISSIONED OFFICERS & MEN/ OF THE SECOND BATTALION/ OXFORDSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY./ IN MEMORY OF THEIR COM-RADES WHO DIED BETWEEN/ THE 15TH OF AUGUST 1897 AND/ 4TH OF NOVEMBER 1898 Plinth (3, 9, and 12 o'clock): (Names)

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Grade II (England)

1338518

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