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Soldier and salvation

By michaelfox
A detail from a panel of stained glass at St. Alkmund's Church in Shrewsbury: a poignant memento from World War 1.

Tags: Architecture Stained glass window World war 1

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25 Jan 2020 9:17PM
An arresting subject very nicely photographed. SmileSmileSmile
pablophotographer 10 1.9k 411
26 Jan 2020 12:47AM
Nicely photographed.
This stained glass must be an attempt to appease the members of those families who lost family members during the Great War and offer some dignity to the face of death. Remember those men who were turned to unrecognisable corpses by the fierce cruelty and reality of War and were burried in mass. We can't tell if their deaths were heroic. At the end of the day, heroes or not, they were dead victims. May God rest their tormented souls.

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