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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths, VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50453
Current location

SOUTH WALL OF THE CHANCEL
CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE
Queens Av
Aldershot
Rushmoor
Hampshire
GU11 2BY
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 865 519
Denomination: Roman Catholic

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Description
SINGLE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH TWO FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LIGHT. DEDICATORY INSCRIPTION AT THE BASE OF THE LIGHT. FIGURE OF ST MATTHEW IS DEPICTED IN THE UPPER PART OF THE LIGHT AND FIGURE OF ST MARK IS DEPICTED IN THE LOWER PART OF THE LIGHT.
Inscription
ST MATTHEW/ ST MARK/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ MAJ-GEN SIR HOWARD C ELPHINSTONE VC KCB/ CMG RE WHO WAS DROWNED AT SEA OFF USHANT/ ON THE 8TH MARCH 1890 WHEN IN COMMAND OF THE/ WESTERN DISTRICT. ERECTED BY HIS BROTHER/ OFFICERS WHO SERVED WITH HIM AT ALDERSHOT
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,manner of death,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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