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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Wansbeck
Town
Woodhorn
County
Northumberland
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
33974
Current location

south wall of nave
Woodhorn Museum (the former St Mary's Church)
A197
Woodhorn
Wansbeck
Northumberland
NE63 9YA
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 30137 88848
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SINGLE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH FIGURE of St Michael slaying in the dragon DEPICTED IN THE LIGHT. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION IN INCISED LETTERING ON A BRASS PLAQUE PLACED ON THE WINDOW SILL
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF ARTHUR OCTAVIUS SHORTT/ YOUNGEST SON OF THE REVD. EDWARD SHORTT SOMETIME VICAR OF THIS/ PARISH./ HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA AS A VOLUNTEER IN/ THE IMPERIAL LIGHT HORSE, WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED IN ACTION AT LADYSMITH/ AND FELL ASLEEP IN THE FAITH ON JANUARY 24 1900, AGED 24 YEARS. R.I.P.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shortt, Arthur Octavius
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Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death, forenames, manner of death, age, relationships, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 500MM, width 1500MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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