N Sawers Scott And I Sawers Scott

Our reference
16045
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator
Ceremony
  • Unveiled : C1916

Current location

St Chads Church,Mauldeth Rd,Ladybarn,Manchester,Greater Manchester,M20 4WH,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 857 930
Denomination: Church of England

Description

Stained glass window with two lights, a figure in each light. Between the lights is a Scottish officer's sword mounted onto a stone mullion. Below the window is a stone tablet with inscription. Each window depicts a knight in armour. The one in the left light holds a St George flag and the one in the right light holds a St George shield. Each knights face is a portrait of one of the brothers.

Inscription

Window: IN MEMORY OF NORMAN SAWERS SCOTT/ 2ND LIEUT. KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERS 2ND BATTLN/ KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, FLANDERS/ APRIL 23RD 1915 AGED 20 YEARS Plaque: ALSO IN HAPPY MEMORY OF HIS/ BROTHER IAN SAWERS SCOTT/ 2ND LIEUTENANT 2ND BATTALION/ KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/ KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME/ JULY 1ST 1916 AGED 19 YEARS, AND OF WILLIAM SAWERS SCOTT MD/ JAN 31ST 1923 AGED 62 YEARS Plaque beside sword: REPLACEMENT SWORD/ PRESENTED BY/ WILIAM DOUGLAS YOUNG, WARDEN/ DEDICATED 2ND JULY 1989/ BY THE RECTOR

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: Unknown
Died: 2
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships,additional
Order of information: year died

Component

Tablet
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Trophy / Relic
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Component

Window
Condition: Unknown
Measurements: height 1000mm , width 320mm
Materials: Unknown
Listed?: No

Ceremony

Unveiled
Date: C1916
Attended by: UNKNOWN

History

1988: Sword stolen. Replacement supplied by the National Army Museum.

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund / scholarship

Yes
Purpose: To provide fresh flowers by the window weekly

Sponsorship

Private
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Notes

Stone tablet with inscription was added in 1923. The original sword belonged to Norman Sawers Scott.

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