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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bradford
Town
Bradford
County
West Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
The Bromsgrove Guild, MR A J DAVIES OF BROMSGROVE
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 17th July 1921
    Attended by: COL SIR GEORGE HELME KCB CMG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
28869
Current location

CITY CENTRE
ST PETERS CATHEDRAL CHURCH
Bradford
Bradford
West Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 168 333
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
MAGNIFICENT THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH TRACERIES. SEE ORNAMENTATION BELOW FOR DETAILS. SILL IS A MEDIAEVAL GRAVE SLAB WITH CARVED SWORD AND HELMET CENTRAL LIGHT DEPICTS A MORTALLY WOUNDED WEST YORKSHIRE INFANTRYMAN, WITH RIFLE AND GAS MASK, LYING WOUNDED AT THE FOOT OF CHRIST CRUCIFIED ON A RED CROSS, SYMBOL OF THE CRUSADER. IN THE BACKGROUND IS THE SETTING SUN, A RUINED CHURCH AND SHELL TORN TREES. BELOW THIS SCENE IS THE REGIMENTAL CAP BADGE FLANKED BY A BATTLEFIELD CROSS AND A FIELD GRAVE OF RIFLE AND HELMET. BEHIND THE GRAVES ARE POPPIES, AND IN FRONT ARE THE WHITE ROSES OF YORKSHIRE. LH LIGHT IS CAPPED BY THE SYMBOL OF THE 49TH DIVISION, BELOW WHICH ARE ILLUSTRATED THE BATTALION LANDING IN FRANCE AN THE ACTIONS AT YPRES, THIEPVAL, NIEUPOR AND PASSCHENDAELE. AT THE BOTTOM ARE THE ARMS OF BRADFORD. RH LIGHT CAPPED BY INSIGNIA OF 67TH DIVISION BELOW WHICH ARE ILLUSTRATED BULLECOURT, CAMBRAI, KEMMEL HILL, VALENCIENNES AND THE CROSSING OF THE RHINE AT COLOGNE. AT THE BOTTOM ARE THE ECCLESIASTICAL ARMS OF BRADFORD SEE. IN THE BORDER ARE SMALL MEDALLIONS REPRESENTING THE WORK OF BATTALION SPECIALIST SIX TRACERY LIGHTS SHOW THE PATRON SAINTS OF THE ALLIES
Inscription
6TH BATTALION PRINCE OF WALES OWN/ WEST YORKSHIRE REGT/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER GLORIOUS/ MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1918/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Corporate

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