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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41000
Current location

St Paul's Church
Church Street
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 1NH
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 15290 57710
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Left window shows a robed figure accepting a sword. The right window shows the same figure in armour being crowned. The banner is across the top of both windows. The inscription is across the lower edge of both windows.
Inscription
Window banner:- BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO / DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE// Window inscription:- TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / HAROLD ARTHUR GILHAM BORN 7TH MARCH 1882. / DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION NEAR / WONDERFONTEIN, TRANSVAAL, 11TH JUNE 1901 PLAQUE: PAYNE-SMITH MEDALLIST AND CAPTAIN SIMON LANGTON SCHOOL, CANTERBURY. A MEMBER OF LONDON UNIVERSITY, 1898. / MEMBER OF THE STAFF OF THE DAILY MAIL LONDON AND A NON-COM OFFICER OF THE 2ND CITY OF LONDON RIFLES 1899 - 1901. / HE WILLINGLY MADE THE LAST SACRIFICE FOR HIS COUNTRY WHILE SERVING AS SERGEANT IN THE 38TH Co. IMPERIAL YEOMANRY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, date of brth, cause of death, place of cause, date of death, occupation, rank, service
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 105mm, width 590mm
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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