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Oxford War Memorials: Cowley St John War Memorial

This wooden triptych with a triangular pediment remembers the 186 men of Cowley St John parish who died in the First World War. It is on the wall at the east end of the nave of Ss Mary & John Church on the Cowley Road, Oxford.

Cowley St John war memorial



Cowley S. John Roll of Honour
1914 † 1919

There follows a list of 186 names, some in random order.
They are listed below in alphabetical order for convenience, not as they appear on the memorial.

Some of the men are also listed on other war memorials, with letters in brackets as follows:
CSJ = Cowley St John Church
HQ = Holy Trinity Church, Headington Quarry
JC = Jesus College, Oxford
OBHS = Oxford Boys' High School, George Street
OBCS = Central Boys' School (with short biographies)
OUP = Oxford University Press
StB = St Barnabas' Church, Jericho
StE = St Ebbe's Church
StF = St Frideswide's Church
StJE = St John the Evangelist Church, New Hinksey
StPE = St Peter-in-the-East Church, Queen's Lane
StT = St Thomas-the-Martyr Church, Becket Street

R. J. Abbey
F. Adams
A. H. Allcorn
G. W. Anderson
J. H. Attree
A. S. Austin

J. Balaam (StPE) BIO
P. H. Ball
E. A. Barfoot
W. Barson
R. S. Beddin
J. C. J. Bellinger (StJE)
C. Bestley
H. Bestley
L. Blay
S. A. Blay
J. T. Bradbury
F. S. Brooks
E. F. Bryant
C. S. Bryden
G. Bunce
A. Burden
H. E. Burley
A. Bushnell
A. R. Butler
F. Butler (OBHS)
J. H. Butler

E. G. Cambray
F. W. Chapman
H. S. Chapman
J. D. Clift
K. C. Clinkard
A. G. Colborn
S. T. Collett
W. P. P. Collis
T. C. Cook
E. R. Coombs (HQ) BIO
L. Cornes
F. J. Cox
H. H. Crichton
J. H. Croxford

J. A. Dawson
J. E. Dawson
A. Day
R. Dean
G. Devene
E. Draper
G. A. Drewitt
H. L. Druce
H. J. Dunn

R. R. Easterbrook
E. Eyles

W. Finch
R. J. Ford (OCBS)
E. G. Franklin
G. H. K. Fuller (StF) BIO

F. S. Gammon
W. S. A. Gammon
A. Gardner
H. C. Gibbons
A. W. Giles
W. C. Goodey
F. Gosling
L. Graubner
L. W. Gray
R. J. Green
W. P. Green
F. R. Greenwood
P. W. Grierson

G. Hale
R. J. Hall
W. J. Hall
W. F. Hambidge
F. G. Hawes
G. Hazard
H. R. Hazard
R. S. Herbert (OBHS & JC) BIO
W. J. Hickey
F. C. J. Hill
H. G. Hill
C. F. Hilsdon
F. W. Hipkins
A. H. Hobbs
W. A. Holloway
A. Holt
A. Hughes
C. T. D. Hughes
G. Hunt
C. Hurst

J. Inwood
T. H. Izzard Newspaper article

A. H. Jackman
C. Jones
H. Jones
R. Jones
R. E. Jones

T. Keenan
W. Kerry
W. King

W. C. Lamb
A. E. Lambert (StB)
H. J. Lardner
H. Lord
W. Lord
A. J. Lynn
D. Lynn
H. T. Lynn

A. Mallam
P. L. Malton
E. R. McLean
W. Miles
A. G. Milligan
P. J. Mobey (StT)
W. Morris
W. Moulder
A. Mustoe

H. Needle
C. W. Newport
W. R. North
A. Nutt

R. E. Payne
W. J. Phipps
A. J. Pinchard
E. O. Pinchard
W. H. Pitt
W. J. Pocock
L. Ponting
M. D. Potter
A. E. Price
F. W. Prior
G. H. Prowse (StE)

R. C. Quinion (StJE)

H. W. F. Randall
R. W. Randall
C. W. Reeves
W. J. Reeves
H. Rice
T. W. Richards
B. Richardson
G. Richardson
R. Roberts
C. W. P. Rogers

A. Salcombe
F. Salcombe
A. F. Salmon (StPE) BIO
J. H. Shepherd
E. Kay Shuttleworth
L. Kay Shuttleworth
A. F. Simmons
S. Skuce
G. P. Smith
H. G. Smith
F. Soundy (StJE), see brother
J. Soundy (StJE & StFBIO
W. Spielman
H. Staples
A. W. Stevens
O. C. Stokes
A. W. A. Strange

A. Tennyson
H. Tennyson
A. E. Thornton
G. Tollomache
P. W. Turner

A. W. Veary
H. Veary

W. T. Waite
A. T. Wake
H. P. Wake
H. W. Wakelin (OUP)
J. B. Wakelin
A. E. Walker
F. Ward
W. J. Watling
R. Webster (CSJ)
D. M. Wheeler
G. M. Wheeler
C. H. White
F. J. White
W. F. White
E. E. Wicks (OBHS)
W. H. Wicks
W. J. Wilkins
F. G. Winchester
R. G. Woodgate

J. W. Young

This memorial on the Database of the Imperial War Museums:
St Mary and St John Church – Triptych
Not listed on War Memorials online

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