Oxford Crematorium WW2 plaque

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Reference #250980

Address:

Bayswater Road

Headington

Oxford

OX3 9RZ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: This plaque commemorates the 47 servicemen and women of the Second World War whose remains were cremated here. It is in the central garden, on the easternmost wall, and faces west towards the chimney of the crematorium.
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1939 + 1945 / THESE MEMBERS OF / HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES / DIED IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY / AND WERE CREMATED

LIEUTENANT J. R. ABBAY THE ESSEX REGIMENT 12.6.1941 / F/LT (PILOT) J. S. ANDREWS, A.F.C. ROYAL AIR FORCE 1.3.1945/ F/O (PILOT) D.E. J. BINT, D.F.M. ROYAL AIR FORCE 11.4.1943/ COMMANDER R. BIRCH, R.N. H.M.S. “VALESCA” 23.2.1943/ SGT (PILOT) R. A. BRIDGART ROYAL AIR FORCE 5.1.1941/ CORPORAL C. J. BROCK ROYAL AIR FORCE 15.8.1944/ SIGNALMAN S. BROWN ROYAL NAVY 24.11.1945/ LT.-COL. E. C. BUCKLEY, M.B.E. THE RIFLE BRIGADE 21.1.1943/ 2ND OFF. T. J. M. CORSELLIS AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY 10.10.1941/ L.BDR. W. J. T COULING ROYAL ARTILLERY 1.10.1943/ CAPTAIN G. S. DARBY ROYAL ENGINEERS 9.9.1943/ L.A.C. R. G. D. DARBY ROYAL AIR FORCE 15.2.1941/ W/CMDR. A. M. DIAMANT ROYAL AIR FORCE 30.1.1942/ SNR. CMDT. F. M. H. DIXON AUX. TERRITORIAL SERVICE 2.3.1941/ S/LDR G. K. R. DRIMMIE ROYAL AIR FORCE 29.11.1946/ MAJOR S. DUFF-TAYLOR, M.C. INTELLIGENCE CORPS 5.12.1941/ CAPTAIN H. L. EVANS ROYAL ARTILLERY 18.4.1944/ PRIVATE A. R. FRYER R. ARMY ORDNANCE CORPS 31.7.1944/ STAFF SJT. L C. GARDNER R.E.M.E. 1.2.1946/ L.A.C. (U/T PILOT) E. A. GRIFFIN ROYAL AIR FORCE 11.12.1941/ CAPTAIN F. M. M. HALL ROYAL ARTILLERY 17.12.1944/ F/LT. R. A. HENDERSON ROYAL AIR FORCE 23.11.1944/ LIEUTENANT G. H. HOBSON INTELLIGENCE CORPS 11.8.1946/ CAPTAIN W. T. JAMES, M.C. ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS 29.3.1942/ SGT. (NAV) G. JONES ROYAL AIR FORCE 9.8.1943/ CAPTAIN J. R. JONES ROYAL ARTILLERY 9.11.1943/ THE REV. H. KIDMAN R. ARMY CHAPLAIN'S DEPT. 7.7.1940/ SERJEANT H. T. LEDSOME 6TH. OX. BN. HOME GUARD 29.4.1942/ L.CPL. C. F. MANN ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS 4.7. 1941/ MAJOR H. J. MYLNE 2ND R. GLOS HUSSARS, R.A.C. 20.2.1943/ F/O (PILOT) C. C. NILSON ROYAL AIR FORCE 9.1.1942/ CORPORAL C. R. PLAISTER R.E.M.E. 13.12.1942/ MAJOR F. A. G. ROBINSON, M.C. ROYAL ARTILLERY 6.6.1942/ W/CMDR. S. J.. SMETHAM ROYAL AIR FORCE 17.12.1940/ SGT. (A/B) J. Y. SOWTER ROYAL AIR FORCE 7.8.1943/ F/LT. J. A STANIER ROYAL AIR FORCE 11.6.1947/ TROOPER R. THOMAS ROYAL TANK REGT., R.A.C. 17.7.1947/ S/LDR. (PILOT) J. C. S. TURNER ROYAL AIR FORCE 12.9.1945/ SGT. (OBS.) J. H. VAUGHAN ROYAL AIR FORCE 29.9.1941/ 2ND LIEUTENANT R. L. VINE ROYAL TANK REGT., R.A.C. 29.9.1941/ L.A. C. G. WALKER ROYAL AIR FORCE 21.11.1943/ F/O (PILOT) C. W. WARREN ROYAL AIR FORCE 31.7.1944/ A.C.2. J. C. WILDE ROYAL AIR FORCE 26.12.1942/ F/SGT. (PILOT) D. P. WILLIAMS ROYAL AIR FORCE 6.5.1945/ GUNNER E. E. WOODRUFF ROYAL ARTILLERY 30.11.1944/ LT. COL. H. F. CAMPBELL THE RIFLE BRIGADE 18.3.1943/ AIR COMMODORE D. J. WAGHORN, C.B.E., A.F.C. ROYAL AIR FORCE 1.4.1948

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