Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, Chancel, East Window
East window in memory of Major Gonville Bromhead V.C. 24th Regiment.
"Major Gonville Bromhead VC (29 August 1845 – 9 February 1891) was a British Army officer and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to members of the British armed forces.
He received the medal for his part in the defence of Rorke's Drift in January 1879 where a small British garrison of 139 soldiers successfully repulsed an assault by some 4,000 Zulu warriors.
Bromhead was portrayed by Michael Caine in the film Zulu, which depicted the battle"
DB 16 June 2018
Thurlby, Saint Germain, Church, Stained Glass, Gonville Bromhead, Rorke's Drift