Nocton - Leslie Hawkes Wray

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All Saints Church

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Stained glass window
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: William and Susan Wray of Park Farm, Nocton propose to remove the present plain glass from the centre window on the north side of the nave of the parish church of Nocton and to insert instead those of stained glass in memory of their son Leslie Hawkes Wray who was killed in action in France on the 20th November 1917. That the said window is to consist of two lights and to bear the following inscription namely: In the small light above the said window is to be the badge of the Tank Corps and underneath the figure of St. Oswald, shown on the said design a representation of a machine gun and underneath the figure of St. Etheldreda shown on the said design a representation of a Tank. Faculty Book 13, page 222, dated 5th October 1918.
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"To the Glory of God and in memory of Leslie Halkes Wray, who at the call of his country became a soldier in the Tank Corps and was killed in action at Cambrai on Nov. 20 1917. This window is erected by his father and mother 1918"

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