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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Wight
Town
Bonchurch
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MESSRS GARRET AND HAYSOM (Sculptor)
MR HERBERT BRYANT (Architect)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: April 1920
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21716
Current location

ST BONIFACES CHURCH
Bonchurch
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 569 779
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ROUGH HEWN CELTIC CROSS AND PLINTH ON SINGLE STEP SWORD OF SACRIFICE ON FRONT FACE
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY/ OF THE MEN OF BONCHURCH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Andrews, F
Bousfield, E E
Cosh, C
Cotton, H N
Harbourne, G E
Hastings, H
Hitchman, G
Jolliffe, V
Mills, B
Prothero, L H
See details for all 18 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 18
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 18
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • Bonchurch 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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