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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Tyneside
Town
Willington
County
Tyne And Wear
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Ceremony
  • Faculty Granted
    Date: 16 May 1945
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
34604
Current location

ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH
Churchill St
Willington
North Tyneside
Tyne And Wear
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 318 677
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO-LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH INSCRIPTION AT THE BASE OF THE LIGHTS. FIGURE DEPICTED IN EACH LIGHT FIGURE OF CHRIST WALKING ON THE WATER. UNDERNEATH IS A SMALL MAN REACHING OUT FOR HELP. IN THE RIGHT LIGHT IS ST GEORGE IN ARMOUR WITH THE SLAIN DRAGON
Inscription
LEFT LIGHT: "IT IS I, BE NOT AFRAID" RIGHT LIGHT: IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF BRIAN FILMER, R.A.F./ A PRISONER OF WAR, DROWNED/ WHILE IN THE HANDS OF THE/ JAPANESE 1943. THESE WINDOWS/ ARE GIVEN BY/ HIS PARENTS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: year died,place of death,forename,manner of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • WMSW56.7

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