Moreton

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Reference WMO251631

Address:

Moreton Road

Moreton

Oxon

Nr Thame

OX9 2HU

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Wheel cross
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Wheel cross of stone surmounting tapering pedestal. Pedestal bears inscription and names in lead lettering. Three stepped stone base. Metal fence surround.
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‘THIS STONE WAS ERECTED BY THE INHABITANTS AND FRIENDS OF MORETON IN HONOUR AND EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE VILLAGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE WORLDS GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919’ ‘GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS’ ‘IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES 1939 – 45’

First World War : L. CPL. ALFRED J.W. HOWES, OX. & BKS. LI ; L. CPL. REGINALD I. CROSS, OX. & BKS L.I ; RFN. ROLAND A. PULLEN, RIFLE BRIG. ; TPR. REGINALD G. FARNBROUGH Q. O. OX. HUSS. ; PTE. FREDRICK W. CROSS OX. & BKS LI ; PTE. ALFRED T. CROSS DLV. REGT. ; Second World War : QUAINTON A.H OX. & BKS. LI 8 NOV. 44 ; HOWES F.E. OX. & BKS. LI 8 JAN. 45.

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