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Memorial details

Memorial type
Other structure
District
Ribble Valley
Town
Stonyhurst
County
Lancashire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899), Indian Mutiny (1857-1858), Matabele Wars (1893-1897), First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945), Korean War (1950-1953), Palestine (1918-1948), 20th Century Wars (1900-1999), VC or GC Recipients
Maker
GILBERT LEDWARD, MESSRS EDMUND KIRBY & SONS, WILLIAM MOSS AND SONS
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27th June 1923
    Attended by: Lieutenant Colonel Maxwell Scott
  • Dedicated
    Date: 7th November 1948
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7th November 1948
    Attended by: Undefined
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42639
Current location

Stonyhurst College
Stonyhurst
Ribble Valley
Lancashire
BB7 9PX
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 69100 39100
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Shrine and science buildings with dedicatory inscription placed at the foot of the shrine and additional inscription for WW2 mounted on the steps leading up to the shrine. Two double light stained glass windows flank the shrine and the names are on tablets set into the floor Christ on the cross flanked by four servicemen is carved on the shrine. Dedicatory inscription placed on the front of the altar. Figures of St. Thomas Garnet, St. Philip Evans, St. John Plessington and the twelve blessed martyrs are depicted at the base of the lights.
Inscription
Panel A: A M D G/ SHRINE AND SCIENCE BUILDINGS/ GIVEN BY OLD BOYS AND FRIENDS OF STONYHURST/ IN MEMORY OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HER SONS/ IN THE GREAT WAR Altar: PRAY FOR THE ETERNAL WELFARE OF/ THE STONYHURST MEN WHO DIED FOR/ THIER COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR OF/ 1914 - 1919./ MAY THEY REST IN PEACE. Panel B: INDIAN MUTINY 1857/ (Names)/ MATABELELAND 1893/ (Name)/ WAZIRISTAN/ (Name)/ KOREA 1951/ (Name)/ 1952/ (Name) Panel F: SECOND WORLD WAR/ (Names)/ PALESTINE 1946/ (Names)/ EGYPT/ (Name) WW1 and WW2 floor tablet: (Names) Across left and right hand windows: 1914 1918 1939 1945/ 1593 1762 1775 1794/ THESE WINDOWS WERE PLACED HERE IN 1993 TO MARK THE/ FOUR HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE COLLEGE Step: PRAY ALSO FOR THOSE WHO DIED IN THE WAR OF 1939 - 1945 Floor panel, far left: ETERNAL REST GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD Floor panel, far right: AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allanson, W G
Amoroso, M
Archer-shee, G
Bamford, O J
Bellasis, W J
Bermond De Vaulx, Le Compt
Bickford, A L
Binns, R L
Blake, H M J
Blake, V C
See details for all 160 names
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Indian Mutiny (1857-1858)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Matabele Wars (1893-1897)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 160
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 160
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 99
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 99
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname, rank, regiment, decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Palestine (1918-1948)
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 3
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
  • 20th Century Wars (1900-1999)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, regiment, place of death
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 3
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Shrine
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablets
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £20,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Stonyhurst College

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