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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Canterbury
Town
Canterbury
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Crimean War (1853-1856)
Lost
Lost
WM Reference
65992
Current location

Warrior Chapel
East Window.
Canterbury Cathedral
The Precincts
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2ES
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 15103 57920
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
An elaborate stained-glass window with five multi-foiled main lights and tracery lights above. The window depicts Christ the King at the centre with saints and warriors below. The regimental insignia of The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) is at the top centre in the central light. The dragon insignia of The Buffs is illustrated in the tracery lights, and regimental insignia and mottos are depicted in the foot lights.
Inscription
Window: VETERE/ FRONDESCIT / HONORE
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Crimean War (1853-1856)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Condition
History
1942, 31 May - 1 June: The Crimea Window was lost in a (Baedeker) bombing raid on this date.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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