Alexander Strachan, Edinburgh
Memorial Window for those who fell in the Great War: 1914-18
5th September 1920
The window immediately facing you when you enter into the church from the vestibule, and sited at the North end of the Church, is the Memorial to the ten members of the Church who gave their lives during the First World War. The names of the ten members of the congregation who gave their lives are inscribed on the glass.
The window depicts the Ascension of Christ: Christ in Glory with the Apostles and Angels, and on either side Moses and David.The window was designed by Alexander Strachan of Edinburgh. His description of the project is as follows:-
�The subject proper is contained in the three central lights, lancets and tracery. In the extreme left and right lancets lights the figures of Moses and David are given as archetypes of Christ. At the bottom of the three central lights the surprised disciples are grouped together. The centre light contains two kneeling disciples in the foreground with the sea in the distance and the Cross as the symbol of self sacrifice, is incorporated in the diapered background. At the top of the lancet lights on either side of the cross are two angels symbolising the old and the new dispensations - Law and Love.�
The window was unveiled on 5th September 1929 and at the dedication service about 40 returned servicemen were seated in the front pews
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