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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Amber Valley
Town
Pentrich
County
Derbyshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
Christopher W Whall
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 4th March 1916
    Attended by: Bishop of Derby
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58887
Current location

North wall of the Chancel
St Matthews Church
Junction Of Asher Lane And Main Road
Pentrich
Amber Valley
Derbyshire
DE5
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 380 520
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Stained glass window with three elaborate central lights. The figure of a Saint is depicted in each of the three lights: St George (left); St Michael (centre), pointing to the banner of the Cross and vanquishing the Dragon enemy; St Louis (right). The inscription is beneath the figures and across the three lights.
Inscription
HE HATH/ DELIVERED/ MY SOUL IN/ PEACE/ FROM THE BATTLE/ THAT WAS/ AGAINST/ ME To the Glory of God and/ in loving memory of/ our son Bernard Winthrop Smith, Captain 1st/ Scots Guards
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • History of the window and an explanation of the symbolism titled 'Description of Stained Glass Window'.

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