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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Tamworth
Town
Tamworth
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13722
Current location

ST EDITHAS CHURCH
Church St
Tamworth
Tamworth
Staffordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 220 030
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH THREE LIGHTS AND THREE QUATREFOILS ABOVE THEM. TWO FIGURES ARE IN EACH LIGHT AND A SHIELD IS IN EACH QUATREFOIL
Inscription
UPPER LINES OF INSCRIPTION: (...) CENTRE LINE OF INSCRIPTION:- LEFT LIGHT: THOU WILT SHOW ME / THE PATH OF LIFE CENTRE LIGHT: THIS MORTAL MUST / PUT ON MORTALITY RIGHT LIGHT: OUT OF THE DEPTHS / I HAVE CRIED UNTO THEE LOWER LINE OF INSCRIPTION:- LEFT LIGHT: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF CENTRE LIGHT: (...) MAURICE BERKELEY PEEL, BA MC / VICAR OF THIS PARISH 1915 - 1917 RIGHT LIGHT: WHO WHEN (...) TO THE (...) IN FRANCE WAS / KILLED WHILE TENDING THE WOUNDED JULY 14TH 1917 BASE LINE: THIS WINDOW IS PLACED BY HIS FAMILY AND THE PARISHIONERS OF TAMWORTH
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Peel, The Reverend Maurice Berkeley
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: forename,place of death,manner of death,year died,additional
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
THE CHURCH

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