United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

N Sawers Scott and I Sawers Scott

Our Ref: 16045

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Address

St Chads Church
Mauldeth Rd
Ladybarn
GREATER MANCHESTER
England
M20 4WH
 
Type:Window
Denomination:Church of England
Other Location Details:

On the south wall of the nave

OS Map Ref:SJ 857 930

Inscription

Window: IN MEMORY OF NORMAN SAWERS SCOTT/ 2ND LIEUT. KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERS 2ND BATTLN/ KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, FLANDERS/ APRIL 23RD 1915 AGED 20 YEARS

Plaque: ALSO IN HAPPY MEMORY OF HIS/ BROTHER IAN SAWERS SCOTT/ 2ND LIEUTENANT 2ND BATTALION/ KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS/ KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME/ JULY 1ST 1916 AGED 19 YEARS, AND OF WILLIAM SAWERS SCOTT MD/ JAN 31ST 1923 AGED 62 YEARS

Plaque beside sword: REPLACEMENT SWORD/ PRESENTED BY/ WILIAM DOUGLAS YOUNG, WARDEN/ DEDICATED 2ND JULY 1989/ BY THE RECTOR

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
Window 1000mm320mm Unknown
TABLETStone   Unknown
Trophy/RelicUNKNOWN   Stolen
Trophy/RelicUNKNOWN   Good

Physical Description

Stained glass window with two lights, a figure in each light. Between the lights is a Scottish officer's sword mounted onto a stone mullion. Below the window is a stone tablet with inscription.

Each window depicts a knight in armour. The one in the left light holds a St George flag and the one in the right light holds a St George shield. Each knights face is a portrait of one of the brothers.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:2
Served & Returned0
Died2
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?year died
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, year died, regiment, place of death, forename, age of death, relationships, additional
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?Yes

Maintenance

Are the letters difficult to read?No
Who is responsible for the memorial?

Maintenance History:

1988: Sword stolen. Replacement supplied by the National Army Museum.

Ceremonies

Date:c1916
RolePerformed By
Unveiled UNKNOWN

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Private
Did this include a trust or scholarship?Yes
If so, for what purpose?

To provide fresh flowers by the window weekly

Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

NameOccupation
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITYBuilder
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITYDesigner

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Stone tablet with inscription was added in 1923.

The original sword belonged to Norman Sawers Scott.

Comments: 
Photographs:N
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No