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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Bassetlaw
Town
East Retford
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68106
Current location

St Saviour's Church
Welham Road
East Retford
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN22 6QW
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 71131 81765
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stained glass window of three lights with Pre-Raphaelite style angels, SS Gabriel, Michael, and Raphael, with peacock feather wings. At the lower edge are three lancets with the dedications to the Hirst family. The centre lancet has the dedication to Private Hirst.
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN EVER LOVING/ MEMORY OF JOHN EDGAR HURST HIRST WHO/ FELL IN ACTION SEPTEMBER 16th 1916 AND/ WHOSE BODY RESTS AT COLINCAMPS FRANCE/ THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Hirst, John Edgar Hurst
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Forename, surname, manner of death, date of death, place of burial.
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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