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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Hampshire
Town
Petersfield
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
Maker
James Powell and Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 12th November 1925
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21156

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Current location

ON THE SOUTH WALL OF THE SOUTH AISLE OVER THE PISCINA
ST PETERS CHURCH
Petersfield
East Hampshire
Hampshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 745 235
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Single light norman style stained glass window with a figure depicted in it. Inscription in black lettering on a brass plaque below the window. Figure of St Michael wearing armour is depicted in the window. In the bottom right hand corner is the maker's mark of a small white friar.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GERARD EVELYN LEACHMAN C.I.E. D.S.O. / LT COLONEL ROYAL SUSSEX REGT POLITICAL OFFICER / BORN AT FAURLEY PETERSFIELD 27TH JULY 1880 / KILLED IN MESOPOTAMIA 12TH AUGUST 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Leachman, Gerard Evelyn
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Commemorations
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 150MM, width 470MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: height 1600MM, width 400MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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