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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bournemouth
Town
Bournemouth
County
Dorset
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: Good Friday 1920
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26414

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Current location

8
Richmond Hill St Andrews URC
St Stephens Rd
Bournemouth
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 6JJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 08337 91480
Denomination: United Reformed

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Description
MULTI-LIGHTED STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH TWO DEDICATORY PLAQUES PLACED BESIDE THE ORGAN. IN THE UPPER RANGE OF THE LIGHTS ARE SCENES FROM 'THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS'. IN THE LIGHTS BELOW IS A DEPICTION OF SIR GALAHAD'S QUEST OF THE HOLY GRAIL. INTERSTICES OF THE STONEWORK CONTAIN REGIMENTAL BADGES. SURMOUNTING IT ALL IS A REPRESENTATION OF THE CROWNED CHRIST UPPER RANGE: SCENES ARE OF THE CHRISTIAN IN THE SLOUGH OF DESPONDANCY AND AT THE HILL DIFFICULTY; BEING INSTRUCTED BY INTERPRETER AND AIDED BY ONE CALLED HELP. LATER, HAVING LOST HIS BURDEN AND BEING GIRDED WITH ARMOUR AND WEAPONS IN THE PALACE BEAUTIFUL HE GOES TO DO BATTLE WITH APOLLYON. FINALLY HE CROSSES THE DEEP RIVER IN HELPFUL'S EMBRACE AND IS RECEIVED BY THE TWO SHINING ONES LOWER RANGE: SCENE SHOW SIR GALAHAD LED TO THE SEIGE PERILOUS, KEEPING A KNIGHTLY VIGIL, ENDURES MANY TRIALS AND IS FINALLY VOUNCHSAFED THE TRANSCENDENT VISION OF THE GRAIL INTERSTICES: BADGES OF THE HAMPSHIRE, DORSET, ROYAL ARTILLERY AND SEVERAL OTHER REGIMENTS
Inscription
PLAQUE 1: THE SOUTH WINDOW/ IS ERECTED/TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN PROUD MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918 PLAQUE 2: ALSO IN/ HONOURED MEMORY/ OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO FELL IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR/ 1939 - 1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Albon, Bernard C J
Bicker, E Henry
Collins, Charles C
Curtis, Aubrey
Gledstone, Neil
Green, Alan H
Harding, Norman G
Haycock, Arnold
Hussey, Frank W
Leonard, W H
See details for all 24 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 48
    Served and returned: 24
    Died: 24
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename,decorations
    Order of information: surname,forename,decorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 22
    Served and returned: 11
    Died: 11
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 780MM, width 380MM
    Materials: Bronze
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: C £1000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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