Wednesday 12 March 2014

Darfield, All Saints Church, 2nd Lt C M C Sorby - window & plaque

Memorial window for Charles Sorby in All Saint's Church, Darfield
(photo from UKGSer Forum)
Memorial plaque for Charles Sorby beneath the window
(photo taken 10 March 2014)


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There is no inscription on the window itself, although it features the coats of arms of the Monmouthshire Regiment and of his school. The accompanying brass plaque gives details of Charles Malin Clifton Sorby, his parents and service.

To the Glory of God
& In Memory of Their Dearly Beloved Son, 2nd Lieut. 
Charles Malin Clifton Sorby, 3rd Monmouthshire Regt.
Killed in Action near Ypres.
Having just rescued his wounded Sergeant under
heavy shell fire. 8th May 1915 - Aged 20 years.
This window is given by his Father the Revd A E Sorby MA Rector of Darfield
And his Mother
"Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death
I will fear no evil for thou art with me, 
Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me" Psalm XXIII 4.

Charles Sorby's original battlefield cross is displayed nearby. 

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