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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Manchester
Town
Victoria Park
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WALTER J PEARCE (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18547
Current location

North wall
3rd window from west
St John Chrysostom Church
Anson Road
Victoria Park
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M14 5SF
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 85591 95654
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Right Hand Light of a 2 Light Stained glass window depicting crowned figure of King Oswald flanked by portraits of the two brothers, with Brass Dedication Plaque below. The plaque has inscribed lettering- all black except the names which are in red.
Inscription
On the window below the figure of St Oswald-Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. At the base of the window, between the two portraits-I will praise the Lord always Brass Plaque- TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ HARRY WARHURST/ PTE 6TH BATT. ROYAL HIGHLANDERS/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE 9TH AUG. 1917, AGED 24 YEARS/ ALSO OF/ HAROLD BROWN WARHURST/ PTE. 15TH BTT. ROYAL SCOTS/ KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE 1ST JULY 1916 AGED 20 YEARS/ THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED BY THEIR LOVING PARENTS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Warhurst, Harold Brown
Warhurst, Harry
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, relationships, additional
    Order of information: date of death
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Manchester Central Library Archives M419/5

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