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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Restormel
Town
St Columba Major
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53079

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Current location

ON NORTH WALL NEAR PULPIT
ST COLUMBA CHURCH
St Columba Major
Restormel
Cornwall
England

OS Grid Ref: SW 913 637
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
STAINED GLASS WINDOW AND BRASS PLAQUE FOUR STAINED GLASS PANELS IN ONE WINDOW WITH IMAGES OF ST GEORGE, ST ANDREW, ST PATRICK AND ST DAVID. BRASS PLAQUE HAS PEDIMENTED TOP WITH INSCRIPTION ENGRAVED. GREEK CROSS IN A RED CIRCLE TOP CENTRE.
Inscription
PLAQUE: THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED TO/ THE HONOUR AND GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ HENRY WHITFORD WHO DIED/ AT TREVENTON IN THIS PARISH/ 23RD JANUARY 1920 AGED 91/ YEARS AND OF HIS GRANDSON/ ANTONY HENRY WHITFORD HAWKEY/ OF BOSPOLVANS, ST COLUMB/ LIEUTENANT IN THE ROYAL AIR/ FORCE WHO WAS KILLED IN/ FRANCE 9TH MAY 1918 AGED 19/ YEARS. GEIVEN BY JANE WHITFORD/ WIDOW OF HENRY WHITFORD/ & EDWARD THOMAS THEOPHILUS/ WHITFORD-HAWKEY SON OF THE/ SAID HENRY WHITFORD AND/ FATHER OF ANTONY AD 1922 WINDOW:IN LOVING MEMORY OF HENRY WHITFORD WHO/ DIED 23RD JANUARY 1920 AMD OF HIS/ GRANDSON ANTONY HENRY WHITFORD-HAWKEY WHO WAS/ KILLED IN FRANCE 9TH MAY 1918
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Whitford, Henry
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: forename,rank,regiment,year died,age of death,relationships
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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