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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Lambeth
Town
Kennington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 11th December 1927
    Attended by: GEN. THE HON. SIR HERBERT LAWRENCE KCB
  • Dedicated
    Date: 11th December 1927
    Attended by: Rev Dr Darlington
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
12178
Current location

St Marks Church
Kennington Oval
Kennington
Lambeth
Greater London
SE11 5SW
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 308 777
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH FOUR FIGURES: TWO TRAM DRIVERS IN DIFFERENT UNIFORMS AND TWO SAINTS. INSCRIPTION AT BASE.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF OUR GALLANT COMRADES/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918/ SEEK THE LORD AND HIS STRENGTH; SEEK HIS FACE EVERMORE/ AH THE LONG ROAD AND YOU ARE FAR AWAY/ SO CLOTHED ABOUT WITH PERFECT LOVE THE ETERNAL END SHALL/ FIND US ONE/ GOOD NIGHT TRUE MOTHER HERE, GOOD MORROW THERE!/ PRESENTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE LONDON COUNTY OLD/ COMRADES ASSOCIATION AND BY THE GENEROSITY OF/ GEORGE HARVEY ESQ. MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR KENNINGTON, AND OTHER FRIENDS 1927.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
? LOST AS A RESULT OF BOMBING IN WW2
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public,other
Reference
  • The Times 12 DEC. 1927
  • Tramway Review No.186 (Summer 2001) Review of E G H Bristow: 'St Marks Kennington Tramways Brotherhood. A short 1904 to 1914. (Par: author)

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