Wilton Parishioners - WW1

Our reference
44388
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period

Current location

PARISH CHURCH,Wilton,Roxburgh,Borders,Scotland
OS Grid Ref.: NT 502 153
Denomination: Church of Scotland

Description

PAIR OF TWO LIGHT LANCET WINDOWS, DECORATED AS BELOW, WITH ACCOMPANYING TABLET IN THE FIRST LIGHT ARE DEPICTED SOLDIERS AND A KNEELING KING BEFORE CHRIST IN MAJESTY WITH BATTLE SCENE BELOW IN THE SECOND LIGHT ARE DEPICTED CHRIST, CLOAKED AND CARRYING A SWORD, BLESSING A KNEELING WARRIOR WITH FIGURES BEARING THE ARK OF THE COVENANT (?) BELOW

Inscription

TO THE HALLOWED AND GLORIOUS MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF THIS CONGREGATION WHO/ BY THE GRACE OF GOD GAVE THEIR LIVES/ FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR/ THESE WINDOWS ARE DEDICATED/ IN HUMBLE GRATITUDE A.D. 1920/ (NAMES)/ SO HE PASSED OVER/ AND ALL THE TRUMPETS SOUNDED FOR HIM ON THE OTEHR SIDE/ HONOUR ALSO THOSE WHO FOLLOWED THEM/ 1939 - 1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

Second World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Unknown
Order of information: Unknown

Subject / Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Died: 74
Exact count: no
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname

Component

Tablet
Condition: Good
Measurements: height 37IN , width 60IN
Materials: Granite - Polished
Listed?: No

Component

Window
Condition: Good
Measurements: width 57IN
Materials: Stained Glass
Listed?: No

Costs

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

Trust fund / scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

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