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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Durham
Town
Barnard Castle
County
Durham
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR HORACE WILKINSON
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 3 Oct 1921
    Attended by:
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
71263
Current location

in the school chapel
Barnard Castle School
Mount Elf Lane
off Newgate
Barnard Castle
Durham
Durham
DL12 8UN
England

OS Grid Ref: NZ 05831 16288
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Stained glass window. It features a knight in armour. There is a quotation in a ribbon above his head: “Beati mundo corde quia videbunt deam (possibly deum)”. (“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”). The dedication is at the foot, painted in black lettering in a mixture of serif upper and lower case lettering. In the quotation at the bottom a “v” is used for the “u”.
Inscription
To the Glory of God and in memory of/William George Ellis Phillips R.N.V.R. who,/wounded at Antwerp - died at Aachen,/Germany on Christmas Eve 1914 aged 25 yrs./+/Dvlce et decorvm est pro patria mori
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Phillips, William George Ellis
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Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, forenames, service, manner of death, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: height 1200mm, width 450mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: His family
Reference

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