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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Mendip
Town
Wells
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24683

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Current location

Wells Cathedral
Cathedral Green
Wells
Mendip
Somerset
BA5 2UA
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 55125 45875
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A four-light stained glass window with a dedicatory inscription on a brass plaque below it. Each light depicts a figure, the left light depicts St George.
Inscription
GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST IN MEMORY OF DOUGLAS HAMILTON MCLEAN CAPTAIN NORTH SOMERSET YEOMANRY CAVALRY AND 69TH (SUSSEX) COMPANY IMPERIAL YEOMANRY. DIED AT JOHANNESBURG 5TH FEBRUARY 1901 AGED 37 HIS WIFE ELIZA GAVE THIS WINDOW (Exact Line Spacing Unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, forename, rank, regiment, date of death, place of death, age at death, relationships.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 280MM, width 760MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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