Memorial: M6191

Memorial window at Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk dedicated to Reverend Edward Robson, RN, d. 1914

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk, England

Transcript

‘The Window and Altar of the Lady Chapel / were presented in memory of / Edward Gleadhill Uphill Robson / Chaplain / who perished in H.M.S. Aboukir when sunk / by enemy submarines on Sept 22nd 1914. / By relations and friends / R.I.P.'

Details

Type: Window and plaque
Position: Lady Chapel
Materials: Glass, wood
Vessel: HMS Aboukir

Event

World War I

Event Date

1914

People

Robson, Edward Gleadhill Uphill
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 22/9/1914
Cause of Death: War Casulty
Rank / Occupation: Chaplain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: It is not clear which window the plaque refers to. The window above the Lady Chapel altar has an image of Christ with a lamb on his shoulders. This window inscription reads: ‘I lay down my life for the sheep.’ Below is a dedication: ‘To the Glory of God and in memory of Thomas Fairfax Uphill Robson, Record and Patron. Died 1956.’

Photographer: Pippa Lacey