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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Boulge
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Clayton and Bell (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5304

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Current location

St. Michael's Parish Church
off Scott's Lane
Boulge
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP13 6BW
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 25422 52868
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Two Light window Upper tracery: Christ walking on the waters surounded by a quotation from Psalm 139 v9 & v10 - "If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me." Left light: St Nicholas holding a model warship (presumably a representation of HMS Duchess) Right light: St Faith holding a scroll on which is written "His name is honoured in the land he loved" At the foot after the inscription there is the coat of arms and motto of the White family
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF LIEUT COMDR/ ROBERT CHARLES MEADOWS-WHITE/ ROYAL NAVY. ELDEST SON OF SIR ROBERT WHITE BT/ AND LADY WHITE OF BOULGE HALL AND// OF THE OFFICERS AND SHIPS'/ COMPANY OF HMS DUCHESS/ WHICH WAS SUNK ON ACTIVE/ SERVICE DECEMBER 12. 1939
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, forename, surname, service, relationship, date of death,
    Order of information: as above
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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