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Oxford War Memorials: St Aloysius RC Church

St Aloysius War Memorial

This First World War memorial tablet at St Aloysius' Church, Woodstock Road has an upper relief of the figure of Christ held in the arms of Mary, with a male figure and Mary Magdalen kneeling behind.

The twenty men whose names are inscribed on the memorial are listed below.

Key:

  • WM = War Memorial
  • City Roll = “Roll of the Citizens of Oxford who Fell in the Great War 1914-1918” (kept in the City Church of St Michael-at-the Northgate", transcribed here)

GREATER LOVE THAN THIS NO / MAN HATH THAN THAT HE LAY / DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
PRAY FOR

THOMAS S. BURKE
CWGC / Not on City Roll

 

MICHAEL J. CALLAGHAN
CWGC / City Roll

JOSEPH CHAMBERS
CWGC / City Roll
 

PERCY COLLINSON, K.B.S.
CWGC / City Roll
Also listed on St Peter-le-Bailey Church WM
BIOGRAPHY (St Matthew's Church WM)

CYRIL COWLEY
CWGC / City Roll

WILLIAM DOUGLAS
CWGC / City Roll

ALBERT MARCHETTI
Changed his name to Albert Edward MERRITT
CWGC / City Roll
BIOGRAPHY (Holy Trinity WM)

EDWIN MAWER [presumably John Edwin Mawer]
CWGC / City Roll

 

EDMUND MAY
CWGC / City Roll
Also listed on Boys High School WM

EDMUND E. NAPPER
CWGC / City Roll
 

SIDNEY O'HANLON
CWGC / City Roll

FRANCIS O'NEILL
CWGC not identified / Not on City Roll

FRANCIS L. PONSFORD
CWGC / City Roll

ARTHUR J. M. POWELL
CWGC not identified / City Roll

BERNARD A. S. POWELL
CWGC not found / Not on City Roll

JAMES PRICE
CWGC / City Roll

WILLIAM F. ROBBINS
CWGC / Not on City Roll

CHARLES GORDON SIMPSON
CWGC / Not on City Roll

TRAITON A. WHITING
[should be Traiton T. Whiting]
CWGC / City Roll

VITTORE VISCARDO
CWGC [Vescardi] / City Roll (Vescardo)
Also listed on St Ebbe's Church WM

WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR / 1914   1918 / R.I.P.

This memorial on the Database of the Imperial War Museums: St Aloysius: WW1
Not listed on War Memorials online

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Last updated: 15 September, 2017

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