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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Mayfair
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
39839
Current location

COMMONWEALTH CHURCH
North Audley St
Mayfair
City Of Westminster
Greater London
W1
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 280 800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW, FIRST ON THE LEFT AT GROUND LEVEL
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF JEAN WIDOW OF SIR SAMUEL WILSON DIED 8 FEB 1925 & OF HER THREE SONS LT COL GORDON C. WILSON M.V.O. COMMANDING/ R.H.GUARDS KILLED IN ACTION AT KLEIN ZILLEBEKE 6 NOV. 1914 WILFRID C WILSON LT NORTH IMPERIAL YEOMANRY DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT/ HARTEHEESTENFONTEIN S.A. 20 FEB 1901 HERBERT H. WILSON DSO, LATE MAJOR SHERWOOD RANGERS ATTACHED AS CAPTAIN TO R.H. GUARDS KILLED IN/ ACTION AT MONCHY-LE-PREUX 11 APRIL 1917 THIS WINDOW IS ERECTED BY HER THREE DAUGHTERS AND SOME MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Wilson, Gordon C
Wilson, Herbert H
Wilson, Wifrid C
See details for all 3 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank regiment, manner of death, date of death.
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forenames, surname, decorations, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
SURROUND DESCRIBED AS READY TO FALL OUT (2000)
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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