J S Bools, C R K Bools, M Bools and G M Bools
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|Other Location Details:
In the Bomber Hall
|OS Map Ref:
||TQ 220 903|
|Address||Date Moved||Reason for Move|
|David Thomas Church
||Building declared redundant 1981, demolished 1987.|
Left light: JOHN STAFFORD BOOLS 1941/ CHARLES RONALD KERNICK BOOLS 1942/ MARTIN BOOLS 1943/ GEOFFREY MAURICE BOOLS 1945
Right light: TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ FOUR BROTHERS/ KILLED IN THE SECOND GREAT WAR
Interpretation board: BOOLS MEMORIAL WINDOW/ This West Country family memorial commemorates the deaths of four brothers/ in operational or test flights during the Second World War./ Sergeant John Bools No. 77 Squadron 18 April 1941/ Warrant Officer Charles Bools No. 105 Squadron 9 October 1942/ Sergeant Martin Bools No. 115 Squadron 22 November 1943/ Warrant Officer Geoffrey Bools No. 308 Maintenance Unit 1 May 1945/ The window was designed and made in 1946 by A W Robinson RWA FMGP, and formed part of the/ glazing of the David Thomas United Reform Church in Bristol. It was removed from the church in/ 1983 when the building was declared redundant./ It was presented to the RAF Museum by Mrs Elizabeth Woods, the sister of the brothers.
A two light stained glass window. Left light has the RAF badge at the head and depicts an airman in flying clothes with an aircraft behind him. Right light depicts a winged saint in red and gold robes, carrying a lance and wearing a winged helmet. Inscriptions are in upright capital lettering in panels at the foot of each light.
Wars Commemorated & People Remembered
||Second World War (1939-1945)|
|Total names on memorial:
|Served & Returned
|Is this an exact count?
||Yes, an exact count|
|How are the names ordered?
|What information is listed on the memorial?
|| surname, year died, forename|
|Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?
|Are the letters difficult to read?
|Who is responsible for the memorial?
|Did this include a trust or scholarship?
|Did this include a roll of honour?
|Cost of Site:
|Cost of Memorial:
|Comments on Costs:
| ARNOLD W ROBINSON
|Form / Letter:
|Drawings / Plans:
|Publication Name||Author||Date Published||Page / Date||Other Information|
|LIGHT PERPETUAL: AVIATORS' MEMORIAL WINDOWS