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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Mid Suffolk
Town
Redgrave
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Messrs A L & C E Moore (Builder)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
4821
Current location

St Mary's Church
Churchway
Redgrave
Mid Suffolk
Suffolk
IP22 1RJ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 05700 78200
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Glass window with three lights, depicting Saint George with the dragon (Chivalry), Saint Michael with sword and shield (Courage) and Saint Martin (Faith) as symbols of warrior's quality. In the upper part of the light, there are two helmets, two crowns and two angels, connected with Michael's role as commander of angels. in the lower part there are the Coat of Arms of the family, of the Royal Artillery and the inscription on a scroll.
Inscription
CHIVALRY/ COURAGE/ FAITH// ST GEORGE/ SAINT MICHAEL/ ST MARTIN// IN MEMORY OF/ THE HON. LYON PLAYFAIR/ CAPTAIN RFA// BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Playfair, The Hon. Lyon
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank regiment
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private

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