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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Manchester
Town
Ladybarn
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY, MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C1916
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16045
Current location

On the south wall of the nave
St Chad's Church
Mauldeth Road
Ladybarn
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 4NH
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 85784 93162
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window with two lights, a figure in each light. Between the lights is a Scottish officer's sword mounted onto a stone mullion. Below the window is a stone tablet with inscription. Each window depicts a knight in armour. The one in the left light holds a St George flag and the one in the right light holds a St George shield. Each knights face is a portrait of one of the brothers.
Inscription
Window: In grateful memory of Norman Sawers Scott/ 2nd Lieut Kings Own Scottish Borderers 2nd Bn/ Killed in action at Ypres, Flanders/ April 23rd 1915 Aged 20 years Plaque: Also in happy memory of his/brother IAN SAWERS SCOTT/ 2nd Lieutenant 2nd Battalion/ King's Own Scottish Borderers/killed at the Battle of the Somme/ July 1st 1916 Aged 19 years, and of WILLIAM SAWERS SCOTT M.D/ Jan 31st 1923 Aged 62 years Plaque beside sword: REPLACEMENT SWORD/ PRESENTED BY/ WILIAM DOUGLAS YOUNG, WARDEN/ DEDICATED 2ND JULY 1989/ BY THE RECTOR
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Scott, Ian Sawers
Scott, Norman Sawers
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank, date of death,regiment,place of death,forename,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 1000mm, width 320mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Unknown
  • Trophy / Relic
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
History
1988: Sword stolen. Replacement supplied by the National Army Museum.
Trust fund/Scholarship
Yes
Purpose: To provide fresh flowers by the window weekly
Sponsorship
Private

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