Bristol Civil Defence (home Guard And Womens Voluntary Service)

Our reference
7353
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Creator

Current location

BRISTOL CATHEDRAL,College Green,Bristol,Bristol,Avon,BS1 5TL,England
OS Grid Ref.: ST 584 727
Denomination: Church of England

Description

TWO HOME GUARDSMEN WITH SHELL AND STEN GUN; WVS TELEPHONIST, NURSE; HOME GUARD AND WVS BADGES; ROUNDELS OF AA GUN AND BLITZ SCENE

Inscription

THE LOWER HALF OF THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED IN THANKFUL-/ NESS TO GOD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THIS COUNTRY AND ITS/ LIBERTIES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945 AND COMMEMORATES THE/ SPIRIT IN WHICH THOUSANDS OF THE CITIZENS OF BRISTOL TRAINED/ AS MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN IN DEFENCE/ OF THIS COUNTRY AND ATTACK BY AIR/ THE UPPER HALF OF THIS WINDOW WAS GIVEN TO THE CATHEDRAL BY THE BRISTOL WVS SERVING DURING THE WAR 1939-1945

Inscription legible?

Yes

Subject / Period

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

Component

Window
Condition: Good
Measurements: Unknown
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

Corporate
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

BRISTOL CATHEDRAL

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