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St Ciaran's, Achnacarry- WW1 Stained Glass Window and Tablet

 
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:58 am    Post subject: St Ciaran's, Achnacarry- WW1 Stained Glass Window and Tablet Reply with quote

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At Achnacarry Church there is also a stained glass window and tablet for WW1-


Stained glass window with figure holding scroll at top. Centrally an armoured figure holding a staff with a banner. Above his head is a crown to the left, and a cross to the right.
In the lower left hand corner is a wreath enclosing a figure with a St Andrew's cross. The whole is surrounded by a border of small rectangular pieces of glass with two small crosses in each lower corner.
Behind the altar there is a marble plaque bearing the names.

Inscriptions are:
WINDOW-
Angel holding: "DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY"

Crown with: "STANDFAST"

Cross with: "BE FAITHFUL"

Ribbon with: "I HAVE FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT "

Cameron Highlanders badge

TABLET
1914-1919 / To the memory / of the unreturning / brave whose names / are here recorded

Capt Allan Cameron, Cameron Hdrs
Herbert Baker, The Gardens, Achnry.
Alexander Cameron, Achanellan
Angus Cameron, Glenmallie
Archibald Cameron, Glenmallie
Donald Campbell, Gairlochy
Dugald Douglas, The Kennels
Hugh McCulloch, The Gardens

Capt Archibald Cameron, Lovat Scouts
John McDonald, Achnacarry
Peter McDonald, Glenloy
Angus McLaren, Ardechive
John McLennan, Glenkingie
Angus McMaster, Strone
Peter Shand, Achnacarry
Benjamin Sutherland, Glenkingie
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