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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Sheffield
Town
Ranmoor
County
South Yorkshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR VICTOR MILNER (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 12th December 1915
    Attended by: Bishop of Sheffield
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
46860

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Current location

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST CHURCH
Ranmoor Park Rd
Ranmoor
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S10 3GZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 319 862
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window with a figure in each light. Dedicatory plain rectangular brass plaque with incised inscription in black lettering. Joshua and Gideon, each bearing a sword, are depicted in each light. In the tracery lights is the symbolic depiction of the crossing of the Jordan from the city of destruction to the city beautiful. Two smaller lights contain the symbols of the sun and the fleece.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ EDWARD WATKIN COLVER LIEUT. 1ST WR FIELD CO. R.E./ AND HENRY COLVER CAPT 15TH YORK AND LANCASTER REGT./ KILLED IN ACTION IN THE GREAT EUROPEAN WAR. THE FORMER/ AT THE DARDANELLES ON 28TH JUNE 1915 AGED 23 YRS. THE/ LATTER FLANDERS 19TH DEC. 1915 AGED 25 YRS. THIS TABLET/ AND WINDOW WERE ERECTED BY THEIR FATHER AND MOTHER/ ROBERT AND ELIZABETH P. COLVER. BE THOU FAITHFUL/ UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Colver, Edward Watkin
Colver, Henry
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 2
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 260MM, width 710MM
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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