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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Chichester
Town
Racton
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16800
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Racton
Chichester
West Sussex
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 779 093
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MAGNIFICENT FIVE LIGHT WINDOW WITH ELABORATE TRACERIES, DECORATED AS BELOW LIGHTS DEPICT (L TO R): FAMILY CREST AND BADGE OF IRISH GUARDS; DECEASED AS A MEDIAEVAL KNIGHT IN BLUE CLOAK WITH INVERTED SWORD; UNIDENTIFED SAINT; DECEASED AS MEDIAEVAL KNIGHT IN FULL ARMOUR WITH LANCE, BANNER AND SHEATHED SWORD; FAMILY CREST AND BADGE OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. FIVE TRACERY LIGHTS DEPICT UNIDENTIFIED BIBLICAL SCENES
Inscription
(ACROSS BASE OF WINDOW) TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN TENDER MEMORY OF STEPHEN EDMUND FELL LIEUT IRISH GUARDS AND OF BASIL ROBERT FRANCIS SEC LIEUT COLDSTREAM GUARDS AGED 20 AND 19 WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY AT YPRES AND AT LES BOEUFS JULY 12TH AND OCT 3 1916/ THE DEARLY LOVED ONLY SONS OF THEIR SORROWING PARENTS HENRY E AND ETHEL M CHRISTY BY WHOM THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED. THEY KEPT THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOD AND THE FAITH OF JESUS. REV. XIV.12 LOVE NEVER FAILETH COR XIII.1 XMAS 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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