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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Barnsley
Town
Darfield
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
C W CROWTHER OF SHEFFIELD (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46631
Current location

ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Church St
Darfield
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
England

OS Grid Ref: SE 414 043
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH ASSOCIATED PLAQUE LIGHTS DEPICT 9LEFT) ST GEORGE AND BADGE OF THE MONMOUTHSHIRE REGT; (CENTRE) FORTITUDE AND CHRIST CRUCIFIED; (RIGHT) ST LOUIS AND COLLEGE CREST
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ & IN MEMORY OF THEIR DEARLY LOVED SON 2ND LIEUT/ CHARLES MALIN CLIFTON SORBY 3RD MONMOUTHSHIRE REGT/ *KILLED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES*/ HAVING JUST RESCUED HIS WOUNDED SERGEANT UNDER/ HEAVY SHELL FIRE 8TH MAY 1915 - AGED 20 YEARS/ THIS WINDOW IS GIVEN BY HIS FAMILY THE REVD A.F. SORBY M.A./ RECTOR OF DARFIELD AND HIS MOTHER/ "YEA THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH/ I WILL FEAR NO EVIL FOR THOU ART WITH ME/ THY ROD AND THY STAFF COMFORT ME. PSALM XXIII.4
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Sorby, Charles Malin Clifton
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 340MM, width 570MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3300MM, width 1800MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • NB/NS/38

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