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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Midlothian
Town
Roslin
County
Lothian
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
William Wilson OBE RSA RSW (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Presented
    Date: 1950
    Attended by: Anthony, 6th Earl of Rosslyn
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
57808

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Current location

In Baptistry South wall at West end of the Chapel
Rosslyh Chapel (formerly The Collegiate Church of St Matthew)
Chapel Loan
Roslin
Midlothian
Lothian
EH25 9PU
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NT 27489 63071
Denomination: Scottish Episcopal

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Description
Stained glass window with an airman standing on the White Cliffs of Dover, behind his head is "per ardua ad astra" surmounted by a crown. Below airman are the St Clair and Milbanke family coats of arms with scrolls bearing the mottos 'Fight' and 'Resolute and Firm'. To the left and right respectively are the patron saints of Scotland and England, St Andrew and St George. A rectangular stone tablet with dedicatory inscription in black lettering is placed on the window sill.
Inscription
On stone sill under window: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MOST AFFECTIONATE/ REMEMBRANCE OF HIS BROTHER PETER/ AND OF HIS STEPFATHER SIR JOHN/ MILBANKE THIS WINDOW WAS FILLED/ WITH STAINED GLASS IN 1950 BY/ ANTHONY 6TH EARL OF ROSSLYN
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 2
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, rank, forenames, relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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