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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Stratford On Avon
Town
Lighthorne
County
Warwickshire
Country
England
Commemoration
19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
83855
Current location

PARISH CHURCH
Lighthorne
Stratford On Avon
Warwickshire
CV35 0AS
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 33548 56023
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Memorial Plaque: Trapezoid plaque mounted on the windowsill below the memorial window. Black inscribed border and lettering. Dedication written in gothic style with a cross in either top corner. Memorial window: Window is nowy headed in shape, with patterned yellow border interspersed with flowers. In the centre a tree grows from bottom to top with a large circular focal point in the centre. Here is an image of steel helmeted face framed by a banner and halo on a red background. The bas of the window reads "Valour".
Inscription
On the Window: VALOUR On the plaque: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN THE MEMORY OF HENRY PEYTO VERNEY/ LIEUT 7TH HUSSARS DROWNED AT POONAH/ IN INDIA 25 JUNE 1893 AGED 23 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 19th Century Wars (1800-1899)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, surname, rank, unit, details of death
    Order of information: Forename, surname, rank, unit, details of death
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Glass
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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