Port Meadow WW1 Aerodrome Memorial
- Metal Metal (any)
- Stone Granite
- First World War (1914-1918)
Grants to support the repair and conservation of war memorials are available from the charity War Memorials Trust if it has raised funds. Support is focused on war memorials in Very bad or Poor condition or where there is a serious Concern.
Before applying for a grant you should read the advice available on War Memorials Trust`s website. The What we can and cannot fund helpsheet explains what types of work the charity can fund.
If you believe your project is eligible for a grant you should complete the Pre-application enquiry form. You will need to be registered and logged in to complete this.
The Pre-application enquiry form is a series of questions to see if your project is eligible. If it is, you will need to provide further details and submit current colour photographs of the war memorial in either a png, gif, jpg or jpeg format.
You can save your Pre-application enquiry form as you go along. Once submitted War Memorials Trust will respond.
As a charity, War Memorials Trust relies on voluntary donations and every contribution, no matter how large or small, makes a really big difference to our work. Your donation will help protect and conserve war memorials for future generations so please support War Memorials Trust’s work.
[Front, facing Wolvercote, beneath emblems of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force] In grateful memory of those who served in or with the Royal Flying Corps and later the Royal Air Force, and who died in flying accidents in 1917 and 1918 while stationed at or visiting the flying training aerodrome south of this point on Port Meadow. Erected in May 2018 [Reverse, facing the Meadow] Per Ardua Ad Astra [followed by names and image of a biplane]
Lt. E.D. Wallace 27 March 1917 aged 28, Lt. G.C.N. Cooke 28 July 1917 aged 29, F/Sgt. A.G.B. Rodgman 20 August 1917 aged 21, 2nd Lt. J.R. Nickson 2 January 1918 aged 26, Lt. W.S. Ely 2 January 1918 aged 22, 2nd Lt. A.B. Anstey 22 February 1918 aged 19, 2nd Lt. S.L. Stern 22 February 1918 aged 22, Capt. E.F. Norris 15 March 1918 aged 22, 2AM. R.R. Humphreys 15 March 1918 aged 20, Capt. G.E. Thomson DSO, MC 23 May 1918 aged 20, Capt. E.E. Froneman MC 21 July 1918 aged 25, Lt. W.F. Beachcroft MC 21 July 1918 aged 27, 2nd Lt. C.J. Buckland 19 August 1918 aged 23, Lt. E.H. Westmoreland 20 August 1918 aged 23, 2nd Lt. J. Packer 20 August 1918 aged 21, Capt. L.S. Arbuthnot 1 November 1918 aged 22, 2nd Lt. A.V. Scholes MM 1 November 1918 aged 21