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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Northampton
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
WILLIAM MORRIS & CO
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42241
Current location

Holy Sepulchre Church
Sheep Street
Northampton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 3NL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 75397 60950
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window made of three panels, and a top central panel depicting the Regimental emblem of Gibraltar castle in a wreath. Generally depicts Angels surrounding Jesus who is welcoming into Heaven a fallen soldier dressed in medieval armour. Brass plaque below window, and a Roll of Honour beneath that, in velum with illuminated borders to pages.
Inscription
Window : "O DEATH WHERE IS THY STING"/ "GRAVE WHERE IS THY VICTORY"/ "THEY CLIMBED THE STEEP ASCENT OF HEAVEN THRO' PERIL AND PAIN"/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 4TH BATTALION NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT. WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 Plaque : THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE 4TH BATTALION NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT WHO ANSWERING THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL WENT VALIANTLY FORTH TO THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 AND MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE, THEIR NAMES HAVE BEEN INSCRIBED IN AN ALBUM WHICH IS KEPT IN THIS CHURCH. Roll of Honour: 1914-1919/ GREAT WAR/ Roll of Officers/and/Other Ranks/ THE 4TH BATTN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT T.A./ who made the supreme sacrifice/ for God and for Liberty./ "Their name liveth for Evermore".
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 902
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 902
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3500 mm, width 2080 mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 310 mm, width 2000 mm
    Materials: Brass
  • Roll of honour
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Vellum
Listing information
Condition
History
The roll has suffered from neglect and having been left in a position where it is vulnerable to changes in temperature and humidity, and dust. Church Warden is in contact with Northamptonshire Records Office who are advising on protective measures to be taken to protect the roll.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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