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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Shropshire
Town
Stoke On Tern
County
Shropshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
37970
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Stoke On Tern
North Shropshire
Shropshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 638 279
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
TWO LIGHT WINDOW (DECORATED AS BELOW) WITH INSCRIPTION PANELS SET IN INNER BOTTOM CORNERS LIGHTS DEPICT (LEFT) ARMOURED ST MICHAEL AND (RIGHT) ST GABRIEL HOLDING SCROLL
Inscription
(LH LIGHT) TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ LIEUT RICHARD HOLBROOK/ WHITFIELD RE/ WHO FELL IN FRANCE FIGHTING FOR/ HIS COUNTRY MAY 12TH 1916/ AGED 29 YEARS AND OF (RH LIGHT) LIEUT JOHN BURROWS WHITFIELD/ RE WHO DIED OF WOUNDS/ JANUARY 20TH 1916 AGED 26 YEARS/ SONS OF THOMAS NICHOLS WHITFIELD/ OF STOKE MANOR/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED/ BY THEIR WIDOWED MOTHER
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whitfield, John Burrows
Whitfield, Richard Holbrook
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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