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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Staffordshire Moorlands
Town
Rushton Spencer
County
Staffordshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR T J RUSHTON
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April/1920
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38308
Current location

St Lawrences Church
Askerbank Lane
Rushton Spencer
Staffordshire Moorlands
Staffordshire
SK11 0QU
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 93430 62074
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three light stained glass window with associated plaques to left and below. Centre light depicts Christ wearing a Crown and carrying an orb and blessing those arund him watched by two cherubim faces. Dove overhead with inscription "MY PEACE I GIVE UNTO YOU". Left light depicts a kneeling St George in armour. Right light has St David. Both are watched by Angels.
Inscription
Plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ (Names) / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF RUSHTON/ 1920 Below Window: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES/ ARE INSCRIBED ON THE BRONZE TABLET. THIS WINDOW WAS/ ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF RUSHTON APRIL 1920
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allen, James
Bailey, Harold
Bellfield, John W
Boon, Leonard
Bratt, Joseph H
Byron, George
Dale, Joseph
Gratton, Arthur
Meakin, Frank
Naden, Abraham H
See details for all 14 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 14
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 920MM, width 600MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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