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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
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
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: date of death
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

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