Barton upon Humber - Salvation Army - WINDLE George William

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Reference WMO261186

Address:

4, Queen Street

Barton upon Humber

DN18 5QP

England

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Status: On subsequent site(s)
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Bronze
  • Timber Oak
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: On Saturday evening a Bronze memorial tablet was unveiled at the Salvation Army Barracks by Lieut. Colonel H. G. Wilson, D.S.O., of the Hall, to the memory of Private George W. Windle, who was killed in action on 27th April, 1917. He was the drummer of the corps, and had been connected with Salvation Army work for many years. Lieut.-Colonel Jordan, S.A., presided, and, he was supported by Mr. George Smith, J.P., Mr. J. Barraclough, Mr. D. Clipson and the local officers. Lincolnshire Star, dated 15th May 1920 This tablet was originally in the S.A. Barracks, and moved to the ex Primitive Methodist Church in Queen Street about 1970, the bronze tablet is 588 x 425 x 5mm on a 660 x 490 x 18 oak back, situated on the south wall on the first floor.
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FOR GOD KING AND COUNTRY / BARTON ON HUMBER CORPS / 26627 PTE. / GEORGE WILLIAM WINDLE / 5TH LINCOLNSHIRE REGT. / PROMOTED TO HIGHER SERVICE / FROM THE BATTLEFIELD ABOUT / APRIL 27 1917 . HE WAS A GOOD SALVATIONIST. / GREATER LOVE A MAN LAY / HATH NO MAN DOWN HIS LIFE / THAN THIS THAT FOR HIS FRIENDS

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/774775/windle,-george-william/

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