Women Of The Empire - WW1 Window
OS Grid Ref.: SE 60331 52179
Denomination: Church of England
Restoration of the 13C 'Five Sisters Window', which is a five light stained glass window, completed. The window was re-leaded, cleaned and re-fixed throughout. Dedicatory inscription placed below the window.
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE WOMEN OF/ THE EMPIRE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE EUROPEAN/ WAR OF 1914- 1918
Names on memorial
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
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Materials: Stained Glass
Date: 24 June 1925
Attended by: Duchess of York
Date: 24 June 1925
Attended by: Archbishop of York
1916: The window was removed due to the threat of Zepplin raids. The memorial committee was charged with restoring and replacing the window in memory of women's sacrifices during the First World War.
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: Cost was met by subscriptions from c32,000 women, including Princess Mary.
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
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AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN: BRITISH FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIALS by BOORMAN, DEREK 157 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:SESSIONS 1988 YORK
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