Bristol Civil Defence (Home Guard and Womens Voluntary Service)

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Reference WMO249241

Address:

Bristol Cathedral

College Green

Bristol, Avon

BS1 5TL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: TWO HOME GUARDSMEN WITH SHELL AND STEN GUN; WVS TELEPHONIST, NURSE; HOME GUARD AND WVS BADGES; ROUNDELS OF AA GUN AND BLITZ SCENE
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THE LOWER HALF OF THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED IN THANKFUL-/ NESS TO GOD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THIS COUNTRY AND ITS/ LIBERTIES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945 AND COMMEMORATES THE/ SPIRIT IN WHICH THOUSANDS OF THE CITIZENS OF BRISTOL TRAINED/ AS MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN IN DEFENCE/ OF THIS COUNTRY AND ATTACK BY AIR/ THE UPPER HALF OF THIS WINDOW WAS GIVEN TO THE CATHEDRAL BY THE BRISTOL WVS SERVING DURING THE WAR 1939-1945

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