Berkshire War Memorials

READING - Caversham Park

Caversham Park is a former stately home located off Peppard Rd

See its Wikipedia entry for more details

It is now the home of BBC monitoring and BBC Radio Berkshire but it was for many years the site of The Oratory School. There is a memorial to Old Oratorians which is hidden behind panelling in the main building now used by the BBC - details unknown.

Oratorians memorial (WM7052)

The chapel, now used as the studios of BBC Radio Berkshire. The memorial can be seen in the foreground

The memorial plaque which also records the deaths of three other Oratorians who died while pupils at the school, commemorates the 87 Old Oratorians who died in WW1

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