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Memorial details

Memorial type
Church Fabric / Fittings
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
West Kensington
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Maker
MR GEOFFREY F WEBB (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
9611
Current location

In south east corner.
St Barnabas Church
25 Addison Road
West Kensington
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
W14 8LH
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 24585 79313
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Tall narrow twin-light window with various figures and dates '1914 1919' carved on window sill. Stone reredos with blue and gold painted ornamental border. Window depicts a mounted St George behind two figures with haloes and armour holding a crown and sword. In background is an armoured angel holding a sword in front of a kneeleing figure. At the very top are four small images of a sailor, soldier, pilot etc adn a poppy. Reredos has three stone panels with black inscription, framed by painted blue border with gold ornamentation including mitre, crown, foliage, fleur-de-lys, stars and four angels, two of whom support the Arms of the old Kensington Metropolitan Borough. The others support scrolls inscribed: 'O Give thanks unto the Lord: For he is good', and 'For his mercy endureth for ever'.
Inscription
THIS TABLET/ WITH THE WINDOW IN THE/ NORTHWEST ANGLE OF THE/ CHANCEL WAS GIVEN BY/ THE CONGREGATION OF ST BARNABUS' CHURCH AS A THANKOFFERING TO GOD/ FOR VICTORY IN THE GREAT/ WAR A.D. 1914-1919, AND IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE BELOVED PARISHIONERS WHO/ NOBLY DIED IN THAT SUPREME/ EFFORT FOR GOD FOR KING & COUNTRY, FOR THE SACRED CAUSE OF JUSTICE AND THE/ FREEDOM OF THE WORLD. "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP/ IN VICTORY"
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 55
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 55
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment,forename,additional
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Reredos
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Local Publication/Booklet H M Howard: 'A History of St Barnabas Church' (1979) p.13
  • Buildings of England series by Various 'London 3: North-West' (1991) p.456

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