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Memorial
Title
2Lt V Greaves
Images
Setting Window Left inscription Right inscription
Locations
Last known location:
St Bartholomew's
      Church
High St (A61)
Clay Cross
Derbyshire
Nearest postcode:
S45 9DZ

NGR:
39136 63298 ±5m
Location details:
In the north wall of the north aisle.
Type
Overall type: Window.


Overall condition: Good. The inscription is legible.


Description:

A two-light stained glass window. The two lancet lights have a canopy of blue and gold at the head and stone arches with flowers and foliage at the foot. The left light contains an image of Christ carrying a lamb with his right arm and holding a shepherd's crook with his left hand. The right light contains an image of Christ wearing a crown and holding a lantern in the style of Holman Hunt's painting 'The Light of the World'. Below each image the caption is in green upright capital lettering. Across the foot of both lights an unfurled scroll contains the inscription in black sentence case gothic lettering. The makers' name is written on the border of the left light.
Components:

Component Material Height Width Depth Condition
Window Stained glass 2300 1290 - Good
Dimensions in millimetres ±5mm unless stated otherwise.
Inscription
Left light: THE GOOD SHEPHERD
Right light: THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD
Scroll across foot of left light: To the Glory of God, and in memory of 2nd. Lieut.
Victor Greaves, age 29, Duke of Wellingtons Regt
Scroll across foot of right light:  Died in France Nov. 28th. 1917 of wounds received
in action the previous Day at Bourlon Wood
Near foot of left light: ROBERTSON & RUSSELL. SHEFFIELD

Conflicts and people commemorated

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

Local Authorities:
After WW1: Clay Cross Parish Council; Clay Lane (or Clay Cross) Urban District Council; Derbyshire County Council
From 1974: Clay Cross Parish Council; North East Derbyshire District Council; Derbyshire County Council.
History
Early 1920s?: The window was made by Robertson and Russell of Sheffield, stained glass artists.

31st August, 1984: The church was listed Grade II, Heritage List for England reference 1087812.

August 2010: The church lies within the Clay Cross Conservation Area designated on that date.

16th May, 2013: The memorial was surveyed by Roy Branson and Alan Willmot. It was in good condition.
References
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Comments
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