Lieutenant William Torquil MacLeod Bolitho


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Reference WMO260986

Address:

St Pol de Leon Church

Paul

Penwith

TR19 6UA

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: By Robert Anning Bell RA, Lowndes & Drury Unveiled 12 May 1918 Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries Window in east wall of chancel A five-light stained glass window with figures depicted in the three central lights and inscription at the base of them. Dedicatory bronze plaque mounted on the wall to the left. Figure of Sir Galahad leading a white horse depicted in the centre light, this is a portrait of William Torquil Macleod Bolitho. Sir Galahad is flanked by two angels and haloed children. In the outer left light is an image of Ypres with two angels and the shield of Cornwall below. in the outer right light is an image of Chateau Hooge with an angel with a trumpet and a shield of Flanders depicted on it below.
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Centre light: in honour of/ William Torquil/ Macleod Bolitho centre left light: Lieut 19th Hussars, born 13 Nov 1892/ fell in action at Chateau Hooge,/ second battle of Ypres, 24 May 1915 centre right light: "and you will speed us onward/ with a cheer, and wave beyond/ the stars that all is well" far left light: Ypres far right light: Hooge plaque: to/ gallant/ men/ this window/ is also in memory of/ his uncle/ Lieutenant/ Torquil Macleod RN/ HMS Serpent/ wrecked off the coast/ of Spain Nov 10th 1890/ and of his cousin/ midshipman/ Torquil Harry/ Lionel RN/HMS. Goliath/ and his shipmates/ of the parish of Paul/ (names)/ who went down with their/ ships in the Dardanelles/ 13th May 1915/ and in honoured memory of/ all those who died with them.

Blewett John Thomas/Bolitho William Torquil Macleod/Harry William Gilbert/Macleod Torquil Harry Lionel/Richards Charles Everett/Wallis Mark Halio/Wallis Richard Worth

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