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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
East Lindsey
Town
Alford
County
Lincolnshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29-05-1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29-05-1919
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
53942
Current location

South wall at the east end of the nave
St Wilfrid's Church
High Street (A1104)
Alford
East Lindsey
Lincolnshire
LN13 9DS
England

OS Grid Ref: TF 45548 76070
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window consisting of three panels. The right hand panel is an effigy of the Archangel Michael, holding the sword and scales of justice, standing on the head of the Prince of Darkness. The left hand panel represents St George of England. The centre panel represents Sir Galahad seeing the vision of the Holy Grail. Each panel bears the name of the figure it depicts.
Inscription
Left light: Saint George Centre light: Sir Galahad/ Thine eyes shall see the King/ in his beauty: they shall/ behold a far stretching land Right light: Saint Michael Across bottom of all three lights: To the glory of God and in loving memory of Maurice Nelson Baron, Flight Sub. Lieutenant R.N.A.S./ who was killed in action near Nieuport, Belgium on 15th Aug. 1917, aged 18 years and ten months.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Baron, Maurice Nelson
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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, forenames, rank, date died, regiment, place of death, manner of death, age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 3060mm, width 1980mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Lincolnshire Chronicle 07 June 1919
  • Faculty Book 296 24 July 1919

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