United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials
 The Imperial War Museum

BRISTOL CIVIL DEFENCE (HOME GUARD AND WOMENS VOLUNTARY SERVICE)

Our Ref: 7353

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Address

BRISTOL CATHEDRAL
COLLEGE GREEN
BRISTOL
AVON
England
BS1 5TL
 
Type:Window
Denomination:Church of England
OS Map Ref:ST 584 727

Inscription

THE LOWER HALF OF THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED IN THANKFUL-/ NESS TO GOD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THIS COUNTRY AND ITS/ LIBERTIES IN THE WORLD WAR 1939-1945 AND COMMEMORATES THE/ SPIRIT IN WHICH THOUSANDS OF THE CITIZENS OF BRISTOL TRAINED/ AS MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE CROWN IN DEFENCE/ OF THIS COUNTRY AND ATTACK BY AIR/ THE UPPER HALF OF THIS WINDOW WAS GIVEN TO THE CATHEDRAL BY THE BRISTOL WVS SERVING DURING THE WAR 1939-1945

Components

ComponentMaterial(s)HeightWidthDepthCondition
WindowSTAINED GLASS   Good

Physical Description

TWO HOME GUARDSMEN WITH SHELL AND STEN GUN; WVS TELEPHONIST, NURSE; HOME GUARD AND WVS BADGES; ROUNDELS OF AA GUN AND BLITZ SCENE

Wars Commemorated & People Remembered

WarSecond World War (1939-1945)
Total names on memorial:0
Served & Returned0
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?

BRISTOL CATHEDRAL

Maintenance History:

Ceremonies

Not known

Sponsorships

Sponsorship Type: Corporate
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
ARNOLD W ROBINSONArtist

References

Co-ordinator's Comments:

Comments: 
Photographs:None
Other Documents:None
Form / Letter:F
Negatives:No
Drawings / Plans:No
Minutes:No
Postcards:2