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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Vale Of White Horse
Town
West Hanney
County
Oxfordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
31625
Current location

St. James the Great Church
Church Street
West Hanney
Vale Of White Horse
Oxfordshire
OX12 0LN
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 40620 92802
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Five-light stained glass east window depicts Christ in majesty surrounded by angels, with a kneeling sailor supported by a Saint and a kneeling soldier supported by St. George. Inscription across base of window. Closeby, is an associated wall mounted, landscape orientated, stone tablet supported by two corbel stones. An incised design of a square-terminal-armed cross is at top centre, beneath which, is the incised main inscription followed by four columns of names and a further shorter inscription verse. These texts are collectively enclosed by a decorative banded design comprising a chain and line border in relief, interrupted at the top by the start and end of War years.
Inscription
(Tablet) : 1914 - 1919 / + / THE EAST WINDOW OF THIS CHURCH WAS ERECTED / BY A GRATEFUL PEOPLE IN PROUD AND HONOURED / MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS PARISH WHO DIED / FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR / (29 NAMES in four columns) / THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE (Window) : THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919 IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN / BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL / GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Arthurs, J
Barrett, H
Breakspear, F
Breakspear, W
Bunce, C
Bunce, H
Church, A
Church, A L
Church, J
Church, M
See details for all 29 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 29
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 29
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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