Wilsford, Grantham, - WW1 - Parishioners WW1

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Reference WMO262244

Address:

St Mary's

Main Street

Wilsford

Wilsford

NG32 3NS

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: On Sunday Brigadier-General R.L. Adlercron, C.M.G.,D.S.O., unveiled a four light East window at Wilsford Church, erected to the memory of the fallen in the parish. The number who left Wilsford constitutes almost a record for the size of the village. The window commemorates the memory of no less than 22 men. The window represents the figures of St. Raphael, St. Martin, St. George and St. Michael, with small subjects below of the Nativity, Crucifixion, Resurrection and Ascension, the figures and subjects being enclosed within a richly designed canopy and base. The tracery is filled with the badges of the various regiments which are represented in the names of the fallen, and which are painted on the scrolls at the base of the window. The window, which is beautifully proportioned, lent itself to successful treatment along the lines suggested by the architect, Mr. Wilfred Bond of Grantham, under whose supervision the work has been carried out by Messrs Geo. F. Gascoyne (Nottingham). Sleaford Journal Saturday July 3rd 1920
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Reading across the four panelled window at the base is the following: To the Glory of God, this window was dedicated by relatives, friends and parishioners in Grateful Memory of (names) 1914 – 1918

W.Q. Ash W. Bailey F. Bristow G.W. Bush. S. Clay J.H. Cooper A. Cragg T. Cullen S. Davey J.H. Dennis S. Dodd W. Gostick W.A. Hunter H. Jackson D. Newton J. Newton. A. Parker E. Porter J. Smith W. Smith E. Tewson T.H. Turner all of this Parish, who fell in the Great War,

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