Women of the Empire Screen

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Reference WMO265308

Address:

York Minster

Deansgate

York

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Screen
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Wooden screen with names inscribed behind twelve wooden doors. Inscription on a gold background in black painted lettering. The actual Five Sisters Window is WMO 181574.
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THIS SCREEN RECORDS THE NAMES OF THE WOMEN OF THE EMPIRE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1914 - 1918 TO WHOSE MEMORY THE FIVE SISTERS WINDOW WAS RESTORED BY WOMEN/ GRANT UNTO THEM O LORD, ETERNAL REST STANDING AS I DO IN/VIEW OF GOD AND/ETERNITY, I REALIZE/THAT PATRIOTISM IS/NOT ENOUGH. I MUST/HAVE NO HATRED OR/BITTERNESS TOWARDS/ANYONE."/Edith Cavell/Brussels, Oct 12, 1915 (Names)/

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