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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Alnwick
Town
Rothbury
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
L C EVETTS (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: Easter Day, 4th April 1947
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33936
Current location

West wall of memorial chapel
All Saints Church
Rothbury
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE65 7UU
England

OS Grid Ref: NU 05704 01732
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Lancet window of single light made of plain glass. Half way down is the RAF badge in colour. The inscription is at the base of the window, made by painting the background and leaving the lettering clear, usinh Roman capitals
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF WILLIAM JOHN R. SOULSBY, SGT. A/G R.A.F./ WHO GAVE HIS LIFE IN ACTION OVER GERMANY 1ST SEPT. 1943/ AND IS BURIED IN HORLZDORF-ELSTER. THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED BY/ HIS PARENTS JOHN RIDDLE AND ANNIE BURMUND SOULSBY.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Soulsby, William John R
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, date of death, service, place of death, forenames, relationships, manner of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
Colours fading slightly
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: His parents

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