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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
South Shropshire
Town
Oldbury
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: December 1919
    Attended by: Bishop of Hereford
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13937
Current location

St Nicholas' Church
Oldbury Road
Oldbury
South Shropshire
Shropshire
WV16 5EZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SO 71066 92033
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH TWO LIGHTS AND A QUARTER-FOIL. FIGURES IN BOTH LIGHTS. NAMES OF THE MEN WHO DIED ARE INLAID IN EBONY ON OAK BELOW THE WINDOW. IN THE LEFT LIGHT IS THE FIGURE OF ST ALBAN AND A SOLDIER. IN THE RIGHT LIGHT IS ST MARTIN OF TOURS REPRESENTED IN THE ACT OF DIVIDING HIS CLOAK WITH A BEGGAR. QUATREFOIL HAS THE REPRESENTATION OF THE HOLY GRAIL IN IT
Inscription
+ THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO THE HONOURED MEMORY OF/[names]/WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
  • Church of St Nicholas
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News: 6 December 1919.

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