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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Peterborough
Town
Alwalton
County
Cambridgeshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Glazier)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 4 February 1920
    Attended by: Bishop of Ely
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
160

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Current location

Within the Church
in the Chancel.
St Andrews Church
Church Street
Alwalton
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE7 3UU
England

OS Grid Ref: TL 13349 95936
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A three-light stained-glass window and a dedicatory plaque. The left light depicts St. George and six Apostles, in the centre is the Ascension of Christ, and the right light depicts St. Michael and six Apostles. There is a small inscription at the bottom left of the window, written in Gothic lettering.
Inscription
Bronze plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918, / THE EAST WINDOW IS SET UP / BY THE PARENTS OF THE FALLEN WHOSE NAMES ARE HERE RECORDED, / AND BY JAMES AUCHINLECK DANE AND ELGIVA MARY KATHORN HIS WIFE / AS A THANKOFFERING FOR DIVINE MERCY VOUCHSAFED IN SAFE HOMECOMING/ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE Window: To the Glory of God/ and in memory of those/ from the Parish of Alwalton/ who gave up their lives/ in the Great War 1914-18
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Dawes, Sidney
Hartley, William Edwin
Sharman, William Edid Burnham
Toogood, Charles James
Toogood, Frederic George
Wallis, Jesse Eugene
Ward, Thomas Pillans
Wright, Arthur Edward
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: Full name and regiment.
    Order of information: Alphabetically by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 3, height 390, width 795
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: The parents of the fallen, and Major James Auchinleck Dane DSO RA
Reference
  • 'Awalton Memorial: Touching dedication at the parish church', Peterborough & Hunts Standard, 14 February 1920, p. 6.

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