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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)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1922
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18584
Current location

Westernmost window of the south wall of the Anson Chapel
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
STAINED GLASS WINDOW. CENTRE LIGHT DEPICTS A CALVARY IN A RUINED RURAL LOCATION WITH A MOUNTED SOLDIER AND A WOUNDED SOLDIER. CITY OF MANCHESTER ARMS BELOW. LEFT LIGHT DEPICTS ANGEL HANDING SWORD TO KNEELING MAN. SPHINX (REGIMENTAL BADGE) BELOW. RIGHT LIGHT DEPICTS ENTRANCE TO A TOMB WITH ANGEL OF RESURRECTION. CROWN, WREATHS AND PALM AND OAK BELOW.
Inscription
(ACROSS THE BASE OF ALL THREE LIGHTS): IN EVERY GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE HEROIC/ DEAD OF THIS PARISH WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES ON/ THE ALTAR OF SERVICE IN THE GREAT WAR (LEFT LIGHT): GO FORTH IN THE NAME OF THE LORD THY GOD/ YPRES 1915 1916 (CENTRE LIGHT): IS IT NOTHING TO YOU, ALL YE THAT PASS?/ GALLIPOLI, EGYPT, SINAI (RIGHT LIGHT): 1914 TO 1919/ SOMME 1917 + 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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