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In Memory – Allhusen

Penn Pew area – Tower: below bells

The panel is called, ‘Angel of Mercy and Child’ which was donated by Margaret Hanbury to remember her brother, Frederick Henry Allhusen being saved whilst engaged in the South Africa war.

It was made in 1910. The artist was Henry Wilson and made by Benjamin Nelson. The Diocese of Oxford faculty is dated 3 January 1910.

Frederick Allhusen (1872-1957) was the first member of the wealth industrial chemical family to join the military. He saw a lot of fighting in South Africa and was very ill with enteric (typhoid) fever as reported in the 1900 Parish Magazine. He retired as a Lt.Colonel at the end of World War I. In 1921 he bought Fulmer House in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire. His brother, Henry lived close by at Stoke Court in Stoke Poges. He is buried in the Allhusen tomb which is located in St Giles’ inner churchyard.

The Allhusen family tomb in the churchyard
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