United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

2LT G C ARMSTRONG AND MEN OF THE PARISH WW1

Our Ref: 41431

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Address

ST JAMES THE LESS CHURCH
PANGBOURNE HILL
PANGBOURNE
BERKSHIRE
England
 
Type:Window
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:SU 634 764

Inscription

WINDOW: DEDICATED IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR MCMXIV - MCMXIX

PLAQUE: IN PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING TO GOD AND TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF/ GEORGE CARLYON ARMSTRONG 2ND LIEUTENANT 1ST BATTALION COLDSTREAM GUARDS/ WHO FELL IN ACTION AT GUINCHY ON JAN 25 1915 AGED 18 YEARS AND OF ALL THOSE IN THIS PARISH WHO/ GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ THIS EAST WINDOW IS THE WORK OF KARL PARSON AND WAS ERECTED BY SIR GEORGE AND LADY/ ARMSTRONG IN MEMORY OF THEIR SON GEORGE CARLYON ARMSTRONG, THEIR NEPHEW PHILIP/ ARMSTRONG AND MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY. ALTHOUGH A WAR/ MEMORIAL, THE THEME OF THE WINDOW IS PEACE.

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
WindowSTAINED GLASS   Good

Physical Description

THREE LIGHT STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH FIGURES DEPICTED IN THE LIGHTS. INSCRIPTION AT THE BASE

FIGURE OF CHRIST ON THE CROSS IS IN THE CENTRE LIGHT. ACROSS THE BASE OF EACH LIGHT IS A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE CONSISTING OF KNIGHTS, HOLY WOMEN AND A SOLDIER AND A SAILOR. THE UNION FLAG AND THE AMERICAN FLAG ARE DEPICTED AT THE TOP OF THE LEFT LIGHT AND UNKNOWN BANNERS ARE DEPICTED AT THE TOP OF THE RIGHT LIGHT

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned1
Died0
Is this an exact count?Not known
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial?None
Do we hold a list of names on the memorial?No

Maintenance

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

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type:None
Did this include a trust or scholarship?No
Did this include a roll of honour?NOT APPLICABLE
Cost of Site:Not known
Cost of Memorial:Not known
Comments on Costs:

Craftsmen

Not known

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:1
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No