United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

H R Wilson, E S Wilson and G M U Wilson

Our Ref: 43498

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Wilson brothers window (©IWM)

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Address

St Andrews Church
Market Pl
Chippenham
WILTSHIRE
England
SN15 3HT
 
Type:Window
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:ST 923 732

Inscription

Window: PRINCIPS EXERCITUS DOMINI GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO ET IN TERRA PAX ABGELUS DOMINI SANCTUS SIT IN IFINERE VESTRO/ VOX IN RAMA AUDIJA EST VISISUNTOCCALIS ENSIPIENTUM MORI ETAESIMATA EST AFFLITIO EXITUS QUORMODODO SEDET SOL/ PLORATUS ET ULULATUS ILLORUM ET QUODA A NORIS EST ITER EXTERMINIUM CIVITAS PLENA POPULO/ REQUIESCANT IN PACE

Window, base: TO THE GLORY OF GOD IN MEMORY OF THREE SONS OF MERVYN SEPPING AND HELEN JANE WILSON, HERBERT RAYMOND CAPT. IN 114 MAHARATTAS BORN SEPT 29TH 1888 KILLED IN ACTION IN MESOPOTAMIA JAN 9TH 1917, EVELYN SEPPINGS WILSON EAST YORKS REGT BORN MARCH 5TH 1893 KILLED IN HULLUCH FRANCE 20TH FEB 1915 GEOFFREY MERVYN UNDERHILL WILSON CAPT WILTSHIRE REGT BORN AUG 5TH 1894 KILLED IN ACTION AT LOOS FRANCE SEPT 15TH 1915

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
WindowSTAINED GLASS   Good

Physical Description

Stained glass window with four lights. Inscription across four lights.

Light on far left depicts St Michael and portraits of the three brothers, with kneeling woman, and family crest. Left light depicts Archangel Raguel (?), scales of justice and Flanders crosses with badge of 114 Maharattas. Right light depicts Archangel Michael with sun, crosses, flowers, Flanders crosses and badge of East Yorks Regiment. Far right light depicts Archangel Raphael (?) with scenes of war and badge of Wiltshire Regiment.

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarFirst World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial:3
Served & Returned0
Died3
Is this an exact count?Yes, an exact count
How are the names ordered?Not known
What information is listed on the memorial? surname, rank, year died, regiment, place of death, forename, age of death, relationships
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:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Private
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

NameOccupation
Christopher W WhallDesigner

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

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