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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bassetlaw
Town
East Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
C E Kempe & Co Ltd (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
26977
Current location

IN THE SOUTH TRANSEPT
ST SWITHUNS CHURCH
Gainsborough Rd
East Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 706 813
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH DEDICATORY MARBLE TABLET WITH ORNATELY CARVED FRAME
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND/ TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE OF THE/ SHERWOOD RANGERS IMPERIAL YEOMANRY/ WHO DIED FOR THEIR/ SOVEREIGN AND COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA 1900 - 1902/ (NAMES)/ THIS WINDOW WAS DEDICATED BY THEIR FRIENDS "NOT ONCE OR TWICE IN OUR FAIR ISLAND'S STORY THE PATH OF DUTY WAS THE WAY TO GLORY" (EXACT LINE SPACING UNKNOWN)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 15
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 15
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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