St Martin-by-Looe, St Keyne and St Martin

Nave north 1

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Listed in the Imperial War Museum’s Register of War Memorials, reference 41234.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
3
Maker
Morris, William of Westminster
Main subject
Soldier and mother : Christ with crown : Centurion. Above the Holy City a biplane is flying. Air Force badge below inscription
Donor
Henry Moore Picken
Dedicatee
Lt Ronald Baynton Picken, RAF, died , and his mother Mabel Marion Picken, wife of HM Picken, Beaumont, Pussellawa, Ceylon, died
Notes
  1. Death of Mabel Marion Picken, Western Morning News p 1.
  2. Maker’s signature and address.
  3. Truro Diocesan Faculty 10/3/1920.
  4. “Killed in an air fight off Albania, 6/9/1918, aged 20.”
  5. CG claims plane to be Sopwith Camel - more likely Bristol Fighter.
  6. Lt Picken belonged to 224 Squadron which, from , was equipped with DH.9 aircraft, which it used for bombing missions against targets in Albania and Montenegro.