Poppies - St Giles - Noke - Oxon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 51° 48.870 W 001° 12.702
30U E 623269 N 5741918
Quick Description: Vibrant poppies on this Memorial Window with some traditional stained glass windows also in St Giles Church at Noke.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/12/2010 3:31:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM823W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
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Long Description:
The Poppies stained glass windows was dedicated to the two soldiers from this tiny village in Oxfordshire, who died during the Two World Wars.

THIS WINDOW WAS SET IN PLACE TO COMMEMORATE THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY
OF THE ENDING OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND ALL THOSE WHO SERVED IN IT.

WE REMEMBER WITH PRIDE TWO MEN FROM THIS VILLAGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY IN THE TWO WORLD WARS:

PRIVATE HENRY [ Harry] GIBBARD, DIED 11 AUGUST 1915 AGED 30 YEARS.
BURIED IN ALEXANDRIA [ Chatby] MILITARY And WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, NORMANDY.
LANCE CORPORAL THOMAS VICTOR WALKER , DIED 07 AUGUST 1944.AGED 23 YEARS. BURIED IN St.CHARLES de PERCY WAR CEMETERY, NORMANDY.


LOOK UP, AND SWEAR BY THE GREEN OF THE SPRING THAT YOU'LL NEVER FORGET

SIEGFRIED SASSOON.
Type of building where window is located: Church

Address:
St Giles
Noke, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
None


Days of Operation: daily

Hours of Operation: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Admission Charge: Not Listed

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