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Name of memorial: Melvill Memorial Window
Place: St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral.
Address and map reference: Bishop Street, Cork City, Co. Cork. Map reference: W 669 714.
Position: North wall of north aisle; second window from left.
Description and dimensions: Height appx. 300cms, width appx. 80cms.(each window)
Recorded by: Michael Pegum, 30th June, 2008.
(Images of the killing of Abel by Cain*)
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF LIEUT. MELVILL
1ST.24TH. REGT. WHO ON JANUARY
22ND 1879 WITH LIEUT. COGHILL
(Coat of arms of, probably, the Melvills)
LOST HIS LIFE IN A GALLANT EFFORT
TO SAVE THE COLOURS OF HIS REGIMENT
AFTER THE BATTLE OF ISANDHLWANA
SOUTH AFRICA. PRESENTED BY
(Flag of the 24th Regiment)
*The themes of the windows are in a Biblical sequence around the Cathedral, and not related to those