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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Hertsmere
Town
Aldenham
County
Hertfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
19375
Current location

Inside church on South wall
St John the Baptist Church
Church La
Aldenham
Hertsmere
Hertfordshire
WD25 8BE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 13983 98460
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two light stained glass window with depiction of a Pelican feeding young at top. Left light depicts the Ship at sea, below which the inscription. Right light depicts the Ship's Badge, below which t he Ship's Battle Honours.
Inscription
Left Light: TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THE MEMORY OF / ALL WHO SERVED IN / HMS ALDENHAM /JANUARY 1942 - DECEMBER 1944. Right Light: ATLANTIC 1942 / LIBYA 1942 / SICILY 1943 / AEGEAN 1943 Notice below: THIS WINDOW WAS PRESENTED BY THE ALDENHAM BRANCH OF THE ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATION ON THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SINKING OF HMS ALDENHAM AND SHOWS THE HUNT CLASS DESTROYER AND SOME OF HER CAMPAIGNS. DURING THE LAST OF THESE, WHILE ON BLOCKADE DUTY IN THE ADRIATIC IN 1944, SHE STRUCK AN ENEMY MINE AND SANK WITH THE LOSS OF 116 CREW.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 2300MM, width 250MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Details: Aldenham branch of Royal Naval Association

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