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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
North Cornwall
Town
Launceston
County
Cornwall
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Percy Bacon
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
66810
Current location

Chancel east
St. Stephen the Martyr Church
Roydon Road
Launceston
North Cornwall
Cornwall
PL15 8HE
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 32477 85704
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Large east window of five lights depicting biblical scenes. Lights depicting the following: war; devastation; Christ in Majesty above St. Michael and the dragon; peace; plenty. Tracery depicts angels with instruments and twelve seraphs. Also dedicatory rectangular tablet set on a slate backboard with a carved cross at the top and the dedication below in black lettering. The first line and last are in red lettering.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN MEMORY OF/ THOSE MEN OF ST STEPHEN, LAUNCESTON/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THE EAST WINDOW AND THIS INSCRIBED STONE/ WERE GIVEN BY GRATEFUL PARISHIONERS./ (Names)/ THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE/ 1939 - 1945/ (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennetts, Eric Augustine
Brighton, Fred Harvey Longman
Brighton, Richard
Brighton, Tom Stanley
Brighton, Truman
Callow, Gerald
Cocks, Kenneth
Davey, Charles
Fitze, James
Geake, Geoffrey
See details for all 30 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, decorations.
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname
    Order of information: Alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Slate
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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