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  • Orphan work

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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Oswestry
Town
Knockin
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
13963
Current location

St Mary's Church
Church Lane
Knockin
Oswestry
Shropshire
SY10 8HH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 33402 22343
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A stained glass windown with St. George depicted in the light standing over the slain dragon. The inscription is written in the lower left-hand corner.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY/ OF EDWARD WILLIAM WALKER D.S.O./ CAPT IN 1/7 ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS/ SON OF WILLIAM GREAVES WALKER/ RECTOR OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL/ IN ACTION AT KHUWEILFEH IN THE/ HOLY LAND ON NOV 6TH 1917 AGED 25
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Walker, Edward William
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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: Rank, forename, surname, decorations, regiment, date of death, mannder of death, place of death, age at death.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Wellington Journal & Shrewsbury News: 1 May 1920. Pg 11.

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