N Sawers Scott And I Sawers Scott
St Chads Church,Mauldeth Rd,Ladybarn,Manchester,Greater Manchester,M20 4WH,England
OS Grid Ref.: SJ 857 930
Denomination: Church of England
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.
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
Subject / Period
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: Unknown
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships,additional
Order of information: year died
Trophy / Relic
Measurements: height 1000mm , width 320mm
Attended by: UNKNOWN
1988: Sword stolen. Replacement supplied by the National Army Museum.
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
Purpose: To provide fresh flowers by the window weekly
Details: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
Stone tablet with inscription was added in 1923. The original sword belonged to Norman Sawers Scott.
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