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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
West Lindsey
Town
Glentham
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Christopher W Whall
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
48896
Current location

St Peters Church
Church Close
Glentham
West Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN8 2EW
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 00306 90459
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
The window shows in the centre light St George in armour carrying a standard with the Arms of England (Gules 3 lions passant guardant in pale or) standing on a blue dragon. The four heraldic panels are the Crest of the Cholmeley family A demi griffin sable winged or holding a helm proper (this is diplayed on an open helm with Or and Gules mantling), the Arms of a Cholmeley Baronet Gules 2 helms argent and in base a garb or with the badge of a baronet (this is displayed hung on a cut green branch), the badge of the Grenadier Guards and the Arms of the widowed Janetta Cholmeley on a lozenge, Cholmeley impaling quartered arms 1 and 4 Or 2 bars gules (for Sibthorp (correctly the Sibthorp Arms are Argent 2 bars gules within a bordure sable)) 2 and 3 Or a bend azure between 3 leopards heads gules (for Waldo) (Again it is displayed hung from a cut green branch)
Inscription
FOR KING AND/ COUNTRY/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF MONTAGUE AUBREY ROWLEY CHOLMELEY, 4TH BART. OF EASTON, GRANTHAM AND NORTON PLACE, LINCOLN:/ CAPTAIN IN THE GRENADIER GUARDS, BORN 12TH JUNE 1876, KILLED IN ACTION NEAR FESTUBERT, FRANCE ON CHRISTMAS EVE 1914. THIS WINDOW IS PLACED HERE BY HIS WIFE JANETTA.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Cholmeley, Sir Montegue Aubrey Rowley
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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: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3225MM, width 1700MM
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • The Aristocracy and the Great War by Gerald Gliddon p.232 Published:Gliddon Books 2002 Norwich, Norfolk

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