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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Welwyn Hatfield
Town
Hatfield
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Christopher W Whall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14723
Current location

ON THE NORTH WALL OF THE NAVE NEAR THE PORCH
ST ETHELDREDAS CHURCH
Hatfield
Welwyn Hatfield
Hertfordshire
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 234 088
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH THREE LIGHTS, A FIGURE IN EACH LIGHT LEFT LIGHT: ANGEL REPRESENTS TRIAL AND SACRIFICE WITH THE CROWN OF THORNS CENTRE LIGHT: ANGEL REPRESENTS VICTORY AND TRIUMPH IN THE RESURRECTION WITH THE TORCH RIGHT LIGHT: ANGEL REPRESENTS CHRISTIAN DUTY WITH THE BAPTISM OF AN INFANT INTO THE CHRISTIAN LIFE THE FIGURES ARE SET AGAINST THE BRIARS OF LIFE AND THE SUN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS. AT THE TOP OF THE WINDOW ARE THE SERAPHIM AND CHERUBIM. INSCRIPTION IS INSCRIBED AT THE BASE OF THE WINDOW IN THE GLASS
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF RUPERT EDWARD GASCOYNE CECIL BORN JANY 20TH 1895 KILLED IN ACTION JULY 11 1915 AND OF RANDLE WILLIAM GASCOYNE CECIL BORN NOVR 28TH 1889 KILLED IN ACTION DECR 1ST 1917 AND OF JOHN ARTHUR GASCOYNE CECIL BORN MARCH 28TH 1893 KILLED IN ACTION AUGUST 27TH 1918 I LOOK FOR THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD AND THE LIFE OF THE WORLD TO COME (LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Gascoyne-cecil, John Arthur
Gascoyne-cecil, Randle William
Gascoyne-cecil, Rupert Edward
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,forename
    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

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