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Oxton - St Peter's Church (memorial window)

Photograph Peter Gillings (March 2012)

UKNIWM Ref - 27393

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Main Street, Oxton, NG25 0SA. Inscription on stained glass window: 'In grateful memory of those fallen in the Great War 1914-1919 (names). Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.' The memorial window was unveiled and dedicated by the Bishop of Southwell on 1 February 1920. Nottingham Evening Post, Tuesday 3 February 1920: ‘Oxton War Memorial. Part of the war memorial at Oxton has taken the form of a beautiful east window in the church provided by the subscriptions of residents and friends of Oxton. The Bishop of Southwell unveiled and dedicated the window at a special service held in the church on Sunday [1 February]. There has also been presented to Oxton church the ensign which Captain Sherbrooke DSO, floated on his ship in Mesopotamia. A plaque with suitable inscription is placed beneath it.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)

Memorial location
Names on Memorial

S ADKINS - Stanley Adkin

S ARGYLE - Samuel Argyle

C CARTER - Charles Richard Carter

E CATLIN - Ernest Catlin

W DICKMAN - William Dickman

W FREESTONE - William Henry Hinch/Hicks Freestone

H HALFORD - Henry Halford

H HART - Stephnies Henry Hart

W HART - Joseph William Hart

A HINDSON - Arthur Hindson

R HINDSON - Richard Hindson

W HINDSON - John William Hindson

F REAVILL - Frederick Reavill

H REEVE - Henry Reeve

W SLINGER - Robert William Slinger

F SPENDLOVE - Frank Spendlove

A STRUTT - Arthur Strutt

F STRUTT - Frederick Strutt

T M TEMPLEMAN - Thomas Martin Templeman

G F UPTON - George Frederick Upton

E WHITELOCKS - Edward Whitelocks

W WILLIS - William Willis

Photos
  • Photograph Peter Gillings (March 2012)
    Oxton St Peter - stained glass window - Photograph Peter Gillings (March 2012)
  • Names Adkins-Hindson. Photograph courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Oxton St Peter - stained glass window - Names Adkins-Hindson. Photograph courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Names Halford-Willis. Photograph courtesy of Peter Gillings.
    Oxton St Peter - stained glass window - Names Halford-Willis. Photograph courtesy of Peter Gillings.