James Cosmo Russell

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Reference WMO250772

Address:

St Leonard's Church, Wollaton

Wollaton Road

Nottingham

NG8 2AF

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:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: This stained glass window on the north side of the chancel is a memorial to a son of the then Rector of Wollaton, the Revd H C Russell, and was put up by his widow. It was designed by Christopher Whall and depicts St Michael and St George.
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To the Glory of God and in ever most loving memory of my husband, Lieut-Colonel James Cosmo Russell DSO 9th Hodson’s Horse Indian Army/ Killed in action on July 31st 1917 at the third battle of Ypres whilst in command of the 6th (Service) Battalion Queen’s Own Cameron/ Highlanders He that overcometh shall inherit all things Rev: 21:7. [Adjacent tablet on north wall reads: This window is erected to the glory of God and in ever most loving memory of Lt Col. James Cosmo Russell D.S.O. 9th Hodsons Horse. I.A. attached to and commanding 6th Battn Q.O. Cameron Highlanders killed in action near Ypres July 31st 1917.]

James Cosmo Russell

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