Laurencekirk window WWI

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Reference WMO/145731


Laurencekirk Parish Kirk

High Street


AB30 1AE


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In 2015, WMT gave a grant towards this war memorial. As it has been a number of years since the grant was given, we would like an up-to-date condition survey and photographs to be added to this war memorial record. Can you help?

Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This stained glass window, by Oscar Paterson, is located in the north west corner of the Church, adjacent to the pulpit. It commemorates those members of the congregation, and adherents, who died in the First World War. The motif of the subject matter of the window is 'Obedience' and 'Resurrection', illustrated by 'David at the Brook filling Pebbles into his Wallet' and 'The Women at the Sepulchre'. The left hand light is devoted to David, typical of obedience and self sacrifice: 'Thy servant will go and fight with this Philistine.' Above is an angel with a shield blazoned with the 'Patient Ox', a medieval emblem. On the right is the panel, 'Women at the Sepulchre' - Matt. xxviii. At the apex of the two lights is the Dove of the Holy Spirit, and on the same panel are inscribed Alpha and Omega. The base of the window is occupied by the Dedication and the names commemorated.
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To the Glory of God and in Memory of those Members and Adherents of Laurencekirk Parish Church who fell in the Great War 1914-1919

David E Allardice, Hugh R Anderson, Stephen Blacklaws, Alexander M Brown, Walter R Bruce, David Callander, Alexander Mackie Craigie, William A Cowan, Thomas K Cowan, James Dalgetty, Alexander C Dunbar, Alexander L Dutch, Archibald Duthie, Bert Duthie, George H Elliot, Frank S Eunson, Edward Fotheringham, David Glen, John A Grassie, William Hampton, Peter Hay, William Lang, John Lennox, John C Malcolm, James Massie, William Moug, William Murray, William MacGregor, William M Rae, Nicol Reid, William C Rose, Charles Sherriffs, George Sherriffs, William E Slaker, David H Spence, Walter Strachan, William R Wards, John S Watson, David S Will

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