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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rushmoor
Town
Aldershot
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
50479
Current location

SOUTH AISLE
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 FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LIGHT. DEDICATORY BRASS PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A WOODEN BACKBOARD IS PACED NEARBY. WINDOW DEPICTS CHRIST BEARING THE CROSS ON MOUNT CALVARY WITH ?VERONICA KNEELING AT HIS FEET WITH HER ARMS STRETCHED TOWARDS HIM.
Inscription
PLAQUE: TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR/ 1899 - 1902/ THIS WINDOW WAS ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS,/ WARRANT & N.C. OFFICERS OF THE CORPS PAST & PRESENT,/ OCTOBER 1911. WINDOW: SURELY HE HATH BORNE OUR GRIEFS/ AND CARRIED OUR SORROWS ISAIAH LIII.4
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 14
    Served and returned: 7
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,manner of death,additional
    Order of information: regiment,manner of death,additional
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 370MM, width 530MM
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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