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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Preston
Town
Preston
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18670
Current location

ST GEORGE THE MARTYR CHURCH
Georges Rd
Preston
Preston
Lancashire
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 534 294
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SINGLE LIGHT WINDOW DEPICTS ST GEORGE, (1) STANDING IN FULL ARMOUR AND (2) KNEELING WITH SLAIN DRAGON BEHIND
Inscription
(ON WINDOW) GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS (ON PLAQUE) DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH AND CONGREGATION WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES AND OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Aireg, Cgril
Banister, Maurice
Corner, John
Cross, Charls
Devey, Fred
Dickers, William
Fawcett, James
Foulkes, Lewis
Hull, Frank
Hull, George
See details for all 26 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 10FT, width 3FT
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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