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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Medina
Town
East Cowes
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21796
Current location

ST JAMES CHURCH
East Cowes
Medina
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 504 956
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN LATIN CROSS ON SQUARE PLINTH WITH TOP CARVED TO REPRESENT RUBBLE, CONTAINING ARP HELMET, LAMP AND WATER BOTTLE ARP HELMET, LAMP AND WATER BOTTLE SCULPTED INTO PLINTH
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ (NAMES)/ KILLED ON DUTY DURING THE WAR 1939 - 1945/ "WE WILL REMEMBER THEM"/ ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE/ WARDEN AND AMBULANCE SERVICES EAST COWES
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

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