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Second World War Memorial Windows

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Municipality/Province: Victoria, BC

Memorial Number: 12004-216

Type: Stained Glass Windows

Address: St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 924 Douglas Street

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 48.42381   Long: -123.36598

Contributor: Victoria Edwards

World War 2 Memorial Windows
The 4 windows on the north wall below the balcony were installed in 1946 as a memorial to those who died in World War II. 

The Navy window is a Christmas scene and bears the fouled anchor of the Navy and the burning bush representing the Presbyterian Church.

The Army window depicting the baptism of Jesus. It displays the crests of Canada and the Canadian Scottish Regiment, this is seen in the left-hand column. At the time, the Rev J. Lewis Mclean was also the chaplain of the Canadian Scottish Regiment. "To the Glory of God and in lasting remembrance of those who gave their lives" "The Canadian Scottish" "This is my beloved son in whom  I am well pleased"

The Air Force window depicts Christ calling his disciples and the ascension. It depicts the Air Force crest is paired with the crest of British Columbia

The Merchant Navy window depicts Christ calling his disciples and the ascension. It depicts  the Merchant Navy crest with the image of Queen Victoria representing the City.

The windows were made in Toronto by Meikle Studios.

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Inscription found on memorial

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Army window

"To the Glory of God and in lasting remembrance of those who gave their lives" "The Canadian Scottish - Deas Gu Cath" "This is my beloved son in whom  I am well pleased"

Air Force window

"And in Honour of all who served in the Second Great War 1939-1945" "And they straightaway left their nets and followed him"

Merchant Navy window

"I go the prepare a place for you"

Navy window

"In the beginning was the Word"

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