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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Devon
Town
North Molton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46086

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Current location

All Saints Church
The Square
North Molton
North Devon
Devon
EX36 3HP
England

OS Grid Ref: SS 73671 29957
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Three-light stained glass window with figures depicted in each light. Centre light displays Christ upon the Cross. Left and right lights depict St. George and an unknown Saint respectively. Two angels support a wreath below each of the Saintly figures. Just below the window is a dedicatory brass plaque attached to a wall mounted wooden backboard. Plaque contains engraved inscription verses and names.
Inscription
Plaque : THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO THE GLORY / OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF / PRIVATE W. F. SHAPLAND / AGED 25 YEARS QUEEN VICTORIA RIFLES / DIED FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE GREAT WAR / NOVEMBER 1916 - ALSO OF / LIEUT. A. F. T. SHAPLAND / AGED 23 YEARS 6TH BATT WILTSHIRE REGT. / KILLED IN ACTION FRANCE SEPT. 20TH 1917 / THEIR NAMES LIVETH EVERMORE WINDOW: BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH (...)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Shapland, A. F. T.
Shapland, W. F.
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname, age at death, regiment, manner of death, place of death, date of death
    Order of information: Year died
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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