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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Northamptonshire
Town
Harringworth, Corby
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS BURLISON & GRYLLS (Glazier)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 19 October 1919
    Attended by: Lord Bishop of Peterborough
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
14911
Current location

On the east wall,
St. John the Baptist Church
Seaton Road
Harringworth
Corby
East Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
NN17 3AF
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 91673 97453
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window having five main lights beneath eight smaller lights. Centre light depicts Christ on the Cross, with St Mary Magdalene kneeling at the foot of the Cross, behind which hangs a curtain of deep red; flanking the centre light are panels depicting the Virgin Mary and St John. At the foot of each of those three lights are Angels holding shields, the lamb the lily and the cup. The outer north light depicts St Gabriel with a lily and St John the Baptist; the outer south light depicts St Michael, holding the flaming sword & the balances, and St George slaying the dragon. The associated tablet, bearing the names of the fallen, has an engraved red cross top-centre, flanked on each side by an embossed rose, above the inscription.
Inscription
Window: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS Tablet : THE EAST WINDOW IS DEDICATED AS / A THANKOFFERING TO ALMIGHTY GOD / FOR VICTORY AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF / (NAMES) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Browett, Harry
Cooke, Frederick Thorpe
Curtis, Ada Francis
Edmonds, Samuel Frank
Hackett, Herbert
Rudkin, Fred
Rudkin, Frederick William
Wright, George Samuel Henry
See details for all 8 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 8
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 8
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename and surname
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Memorial: £315

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Parishioners & friends of the fallen.
Reference
  • Peterborough Diocesan Magazine: Volume XXXI; November 1919; No 871

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