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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rugby
Town
Rugby
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
Maker
Messrs Morris and Son (Manufacturer)
Sir Edward Burne-Jones (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68883
Current location

Rugby School
Little Church Street
Rugby
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 3AZ
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 50449 75015
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
1) Two light stained glass window, above which are tracery features. The left light depicts a figure of Joshua with the text "as Captain of the Host of the Lord am I now come" and below the Angel bidding him to take off his shoes. The right light depicts a figure of St. Paul with the inscription on the scroll "fight the good fight of faith" and below he is giving Timothy the charge. Text is painted within a black lined border, set between two painted angels in prayer. 2) Below the window is an associated wall mounted, landscape orientated engraved brass plaque. First letter of principle words and initials of the fallen are infilled with red enamel paint, the remaining text is infilled with black enamel paint.
Inscription
THIS WINDOW IS SET HERE BY RUGBEIANS TO THE MEMORY OF SCHOOLFELLOWS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / FOR THEIR COUNTRY DURING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA 1899-1902. THEIR NAMES ARE RECORDED BELOW. / IT STANDS IN THE PLACE OF ONE GIVEN IN 1852 BY OLD RUGBEIANS IN INDIA, THE COLOURS OF WHICH HAD PERISHED. / (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Angus, W. G.
Ball-acton, V. A.
Birch, C. G. F. G.
Blunt, R. B.
Bourchier, A.
Broadbent, J. W.
Grover, P. C.
Grylls, J. B.
Hankey, H. M. A.
Hutchinson, F.
See details for all 25 names
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 25
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 25
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename initials, surname
    Order of information: Rank
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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