Kea, All Hallows

Nave north 2

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 67447.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
a. The Archangel Michael
b. St George
Tracery subject
Lt Arthur Donald Sowell, 7th Battalion DCLI, only son of Revd Richard Herbert Sowell (vicar of Kea ), died in the Battle of the Somme, aged 21
  1. Death of dedicatee, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 5.
  2. Truro Diocesan Faculty .
  3. Brief mention in visit report, Western Times p 7.

To the greater honour of God & in loving memory of Lieutenant Arthur Donald Sowell 7th Battalion D.C.L.I. who fell in action in the Battle of the Somme aged 21

On the left is the Archangel Michael, the patron saint of soldiers, and on the right is St George, the patron saint of England. At the feet of each there is a vanquished dragon.