- MAGNIFICENT NINE LIGHT WINDOW DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS, DECORATED AS BELOW CENTRE LIGHT DEPICTS JOSHUA WITH HIS SWORD POINTING TO THE SUN AND ON HIS LEFT HAND THE SHIELD OF THE LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH. ON THE LEFT IS DAVID AS A YOUNG MAN WITH SLING AND STONE IN RIGHT HAND AND SHEPHERDS CROOK IN LEFT. ON THE RIGHT IS JONATHAN WITH HIS BOW AND ARROW. ON THE EXTREME LEFT IS A REPRESENTATION OF LT COL THOMSON IN THE UNFORM OF COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT STANDING IN FRONT OF YORK MINSTER. EXTREME RIGHT IS A FIGURE OF A SAILOR, WITH A BACKGROUND OF A WW1 BATTLESHIP AND HMS VICTORY. UPPER PORTION OF THE WINDOW DEPICTS JOSHUA EMERGING FROM HIS TENT STANDING IN A POSITION OF AWE AND WONDER AT THE ANGEL OF THE LORD CLAD IN SHINING ARMOUR , REPRESENTING THE CAPTAIN OF THE LORDS HOSTS. TO THE RIGHT OF THIS SCENE ARE ANGELS BEARING THE SHIELD OF THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND A NAVAL CREST
- THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED TO THE GLORY OF/ GOD, AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF LIEUT-/ COLONEL J A RAYMOND THOMSON, D.S.O.,/ AND CROIX DE GUERRE (GOLD STAR), KILLED IN/ ACTION AT CRAONNE, IN FRANCE, MAY 27TH/ 1918, BY HIS UNCLE ROBERT METCALFE J.P.;/ ALSO IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMIS/ SIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 5TH YORKSHIRE/ REGIMENT, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ (NAMES)
- Inscription legible?
- Names on memorial
- Bullous, Arthur
Douglas, Ernest E
Galtry, Raymond D
Harrison, George W
Kendall, Percy F
Longster, William E
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- First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 18
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,forename,decorations
Order of information: rank,surname
- First World War (1914-1918)
Materials: Stained Glass
- Listing information
- Roman Catholic Church of St Leonard and St Mary, and churchyard wall
- Grade II*
- This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
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- Lt Col J A R Thomson DSO and 5th Battn Yorkshire Regt
- WMO ID: 137958
- Condition: Undefined [last updated on 27-11-2017]
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- www.maltonnortonmemorials.org.uk/page95.html Raymond Thomson Col. Thomson’s niece Vivian Hirst records “Great-Uncle Robert gave an unusual and beautiful East Window to St. Leonard's Church, Malton. It was unusual in that the figure of Christ was not present, the theme being carried out by the story of Joshua, David and Jonathan, and angels, each pointing with meaning to the unseen glory of the Christ. The idea was entirely Great-Uncle Robert's and difficulty was encountered in obtaining permission for the window, because of the absence of Christ's image. It was also unusual in that the actual face and form of Uncle Raymond were depicted on the right side of the stained glass, and the symbolic figure of a sailor on the left."
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