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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Reading
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
41396
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
St Johns Rd
Reading
Reading
Berkshire
RG4
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 710 730
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW (DECORATED AS BELOW) WITH ASSOCIATED PLAQUE LIGHTS DEPICT (LEFT) ST GEORGE, (RIGHT) ST MARTIN AND (CENTRE) UNIDENTIFIED
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ MEMBERS OF MATILDA TURNER'S/ BIBLE CLASS WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING & COUNTRY./ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 18/ "THEY LOVED NOT THEIR LIVES UNTO THE DEATH"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bawden, Aubrey
Bennett, Charles
Boxall, Edward
Davies, John
Gunston, Rowland
Nicholls, James
Palmer, Henry
Reeves, Arthur
Wheeler, Alfred J
See details for all 9 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: depth 50MM, height 280MM, width 430MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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