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OVING WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Gill Cannell & Andrew Dishman 2008

The memorial is to be found in the parish church of All Saints in Church Lane, Oving. It takes the form of a wooden plaque. There are 2 names for World War 1 and 1 for World War 2 with one grave in the churchyard.

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To the memory of the brave men from this Parish who gave their
Lives for King and Country in the two World Wars

1914 - 1918

SHOWLER William

No further information currently available - cannot locate on either SDGW or CWGC

CLARK Laurence

[Spelt Lawrence on SDGW] Private 22112, 2nd Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 22nd December 1917. Born and resident Oving, enlisted Aylesbury. Buried in HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row E. Grave 25.

1939 -1945
ELMER [Coronation] George
Constable, Police War Reserve; of 15 The Mount Square, Hampstead. Son of Caroline Timbs (formerly Elmer), of Rectory Cottages, Oving, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, and of the late Alfred Elmer. Injured in Soho 24th September 1940, aged 29; died same day on way to Hospital for Women, Soho Square.

We will remember them

In the churchyard but not on the memorial

HULL, DFC George Laurence Bazett Wind Commander 37355 (Pupil Pilot), Royal Air Force. Died 7th May 1946. Aged 34. Son of George Henry and Gladys Ethel Meldrum Hull, of Retreat, Cape Province, South Africa. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Buried in ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, OVING, Buckinghamshire. Row G. Grave 14.

Last updated 6 October, 2008

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