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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Shepway
Town
Hythe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MESSRS A L & C E MOORE (Makers)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16130

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Current location

On south wall
to the southwest.
St Leonard's Church
Oak Walk
Hythe
Shepway
Kent
CT21 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 16150 34910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A large stained glass window of two lights showing a crucifix and and fallen soldier. A single tracery shows five cherubs.
Inscription
Across the lower edge of both lights: THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED IN LOVING MEMORY / OF ROBERT AUBREY HILDYARD 2ND LIEUT, 1ST BN THE KINGS / OWN ROYAL LANCASTER REGT WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION / ON THE SOMME DEC 20TH 1916 AGED 19 YEARS Banner: GREATER LOVE / HATH NO MAN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: width 1,200mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Buildings of England series by Various 'Kent North East and East (2013) p.411
  • Local Publication/Booklet Church Guide (1994)

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