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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Warwick
Town
Warwick
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 13th. June 1952
    Attended by: Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
38530
Current location

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Warwick
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4AB
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 2815664958
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large stained glass window of three main lights with additional tracery lights above. Details of window as follows :- Scenes at base of regiment on parade wearing red & gilt uniforms, dating from c17th. -18th. centuries, Warwick forest behind, Warwick Castle in the background at left & Warwick Church at right. At top of left light is depicted St. Anne & the Virgin. At top right light is St. George slaying the dragon. Central light has regimental badge at centre & surrounded by names of theatres of battle. Places include : Namur 1695, Rolica, Pyrenes, Orthos, Niagara, Atbara, / Martinique 1794, Vimiera, Nivelle, Peninsula, South Africa, Hartourn / South Africa 1899 - 1902 / Le Cateau Marne 1914 / Ypres 1914 - 17, Somme 1916 - 18 / Arras 1917 -18, Lys / Hindenburg Line, Piave / Sari Bav (?), Baghdad / Mont Pincon, Venraij, Bremen / North / W. Europe 1940 - 45, Burma 1945
Inscription
THEY THAT WAIT UPON THE LORD / SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH. THEY SHALL / MOUNT UP THEIR WINGS AS EAGLES, THEY SHALL RUN AND NOT BE WEARY, / THEY SHALL WALK AND NOT FAINT / TO THE MEMORY OF ALL RANKS OF THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT / FORMERLY THE VI TH REGIMENT OF FOOT WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE WAR / 1939-1945
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height c 4000 mm, width c 6000 mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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