Memorial: M1343

Memorial window in St Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney, Norfolk dedicated to Lieutenant Pirie Monement, RN, d. 1923


St Nicholas' Church, Blakeney, Norfolk


Left-hand window: '27th JULY 1898' Central window: 'PIRIE R W MONEMENT RN' Right-hand window: '23 DEC 1923'

Lower left-hand roundel: 'Upon the face of the waters, the spirit of God moved'

Lower right-hand roundel: 'And there was no more sea'


Description: Stained-glass window with three lights. The central upper light shows Christ talking to the fishermen. In the central lower light Christ walks on the water, his right hand pointing towards four disciples who are in their fishing boat on rough seas. Christ reassures them not be afraid. Two seagull fly nearby. Above the scene is the Christogram IHS.

The upper left-hand light features St Margaret of Antioch and the upper right-hand light depicts St Nicholas. In the lower left-hand light is a roundel representing the holy spirit as a white dove. The lower right-hand roundel features a ship sailing at night. Also emblems of HMS Irresistible and HMS Inflexible.

Vessel: HMS Irresistible; HMS Invincible


Monement, Pirie Ronaldson William
Age: 25
Date of Death: 27/07/1923
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Below the window is a brass plaque with dedication to Lieutenant Monement, see M6480

Photographer: Pippa Lacey