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Unveiling of stained-glass windows at the Church of St James, Twickenham, in memmory of the Portuguese soldiers who fell during the 1st World War

Author:

 

Malcolm Howe, GCMW


Report:

 

45


Page:

 

105


Year:

 

2018



Excerpt:

 

56,000 soldiers of the Portuguese Expeditionary Force were sent to France in 1917. About 2,100 died on the Western Front, 5,200 were wounded and 7,000 taken prisoner. Half the total losses were incurred at the Battle of La Lys. The two stained glass memorial windows were designed by Caroline Benyon.

The article (in pdf) can be downloaded here




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