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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Woodspring
Town
Congresbury
County
Avon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), First World War - civilians, Second World War (1939-1945), Second World War - civilians
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
29248
Current location

St Andrew's Church
Church Drive
Congresbury
Woodspring
Avon
BS49 5DZ
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 43567 63761
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE WINDOWS OF THREE LIGHTS EACH. MODERN GLASS, INSTALLED IN 1949. THEY INCORPORATE DESIGNS RELATING TO THE THREE ARMED SERVICES AND DEPICT ST CLEMENT, ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE. THE RAF WINDOW ALSO INCORPORATES THE LINES QUOTED IN THE INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN EVERLASTING MEMORY OF ALL WHO DIED/ AND THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE SERVICE OF THE/ ROYAL AND MERCHANT NAVIES, THE ARMY AND THE ROYAL AIR FORCE/ DURING THE WORLD WARS 1914-1918 AND 1939-1945./ THESE THREE WINDOWS ARE GIVEN BY R. DONALD HARVEY, ESQ., J.P. OF THIS PARISH. VERSE BENEATH THE RAF WINDOW:/ OH! MATCHLESS FLIGHTS! WITH DAUNTLESS COURAGE WINGING/INTO THE SKY OF PERIL, UNDOISMAYED/WE HERE ON EARTH WITH GRATITUDE ETERNAL/SALUTE THE GALAHADS IN PEERLESS RANK ARRAYED./LONG AS EARTH'S SUN SHALL RISE AND SET O'ER BRITAIN/THE GALLANT GIFT OF THEIR YOUNG LIVES SHALL SHINE/AND BE REMEMBERED WITH A LOVE UNDYING/BY US WHOSE THANKFUL HEARTS SHALL EVER BE YOUR SHRINE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 230MM, width 755MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3500MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Given by R. Donald Harvey, Esquire JP of the Parish.
Reference
  • St Andrews Church 'Walk around' Guide

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