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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Wight
Town
Chale
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS G MAILE & SON LTD (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 18th July 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Southampton
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
20687
Current location

ST ANDREWS CHURCH
Chale
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 483 776
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ROUGH HEWN CELTIC ON TAPERING PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE
Inscription
TO THE GLORY OF GOD/ AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE/ MEN OF THIS PARISH WHO FELL IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT/ A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS/ (NAMES)/ ALSO OF THOSE MEN OF CHALE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR FREEDOM IN THE SEOCND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, Walter
Brooke, Lawrence
Cox, Alan
Dabell, Bernard
Dorey, Frederick
Hannaford, Charles
Harvey, Arthur
Heald, William
Howe, Ernest
Linington, Henry
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 23
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 23
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 6
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 6
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: rank
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: depth 1830MM, height 3380MM, width 1830MM
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Chale War Memorial
  • Grade II
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Costs

Site: £135

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • The Times 20 July 1920
  • Isle of Wight County Press 24 July 1920

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