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Memorial
Title
Lt A N Eyre RAF
Images
Setting Window
Locations
Last known location:
Our Lady and All
 Saints' Church
Rykneld Square
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S40 1XJ

NGR:
SK 38516 71171
(From online digital mapping)
Location details:
The memorial is in the south wall of the south aisle.

The church is also known as St Mary and All Saints' Church

Rykneld Square was formerly known as Church Way.
Type
Overall type: Window


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A three light stained glass window with five further panels in the tracery of the pointed arch head, the uppermost of which contains a badge of the RAF. The three lights contain images of saints with groups of service personnel and civilians at the foot. The inscription is in upright gothic lettering on a scroll across the foot of the three lights.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window Stained glass c5500 1920 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Tracery
RAF badge
Per ardua ad astra

Tracery
double
panel:

THE LORD IS MY ROCK AND MY FORTRESS
THE LORD WILL BLESS HIS PEOPLE WITH PEACE

Left light:

ST GEORGE
ST OSWALD

Centre light:

CHRIST THE
KING OF PEACE

Right light:

ST EDMUND
ST OSWI

Across foot
of all three lights:

To the Glory of God this window is erected as a memorial to Lieutenant Arthur Noel Eyre
R A F killed in action Sept. 26th. 1918


Conflicts and people commemorated
Conflict First World War (1914-1919)
Number died 1
Number served and returned 0
Total names 1
Administration
Custodian: -

Local authorities:
After WW1: Borough of Chesterfield; Derbyshire County Council.
From 1974: Chesterfield Borough Council (unparished); Derbyshire County Council.
History
15th July, 1971: The church was listed Grade I, Heritage List For England reference 1334708.

24th November, 1976: The church lies within the Chesterfield Town Centre Conservation Area designated on that date.

18th January, 2012: Surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot.
References
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Comments
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