76th Squadron RAF Window

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Reference WMO262683

Address:

All Saints Church

Market Weighton Road

Holme-on-Spalding-Moor, Yorkshire

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: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Two 2 stained glassed windows. Windows depicts Halifax aircraft returning home guided by the light on All Saints Church tower. Bottom left are head and shoulders images of an airman and WRAF gazing at the sky. Centre right is the squadron badge, above three anchors (representing Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen), a propeller from a Halifax, and a plan of the runwa
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(LEFT LIGHT) TO SEE THE DAWN/ BREAKING/ SAFELY HOLME/ IN MEMORY OF/ 76 SQUADRON/ R.A.F. (RIGHT LIGHT) AND I SAID TO THE MAN/ WHO STOOD AT THE GATE OF THE YEAR/ GIVE ME A LIGHT/ THAT I MAY TREAD SAFELY/ INTO THE UNKNOWN/ AND HE REPLIED/ GO OUT INTO THE DARKNESS/ AND PUT YOUR HAND/ INTO THE HAND OF GOD/ THAT SHALL BE TO YOU/ BETTER THAN LIGHT/ AND/ SAFER THAN A KNOWN WAY

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