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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Wight
Town
Lake
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21807
Current location

A3055
Lake Hill & The Fairway
Lake
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
PO36 9HF
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 59019 83721
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Sandown & Lake Green
    Hill Rds

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
Tall rough Celtic style wheel cross on tapering shaft and plinth and single step. The names are on the 6o'clock face of the plinth in black lettering and a carved sword on the front face of the shaft.
Inscription
THE PEOPLE OF LAKE/ HAVE ERECTED THIS MEMORIAL IN HONOUR/ OF THE 210 LAKE MEN WHO SERVED/ THEIR COUNTRY BY LAND, SEA AND AIR/ IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1920 AND 1939 - 1945/ TO THE GLORY OF GOD WHO GIVETH US/ THE VICTORY AND IN MEMORY OF OUR HEROIC DEAD/ (Names)/ "THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE" 12o'clock face: "O RISEN LORD/ O SHEPHERD OF OUR DEAD./ WHOSE CROSS HAS BOUGHT THEM/ AND WHOSE STAFF HAS LED./ IN GLORIOUS HOPE, THEIR PROUD/ AND SORROWING LAND/ COMMITS HER CHILDREN/ TO THY GRACIOUS HAND TROUGH: TO THE HORSES AND DOGS WHO ALSO / BORE THE BURDEN AND HEAT OF THE DAY / 1914-1920 / BE YE MERCIFUL
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Allena, G A
Arnold, R
Ballardf, G
Ballardf, W
Ballardo, C
Ballardr, J
Birchh, Birchg W
Bowena
Boyntone, J
Boyntont
See details for all 55 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 56
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 56
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Surname
    Order of information: Surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
Condition
History
MEMORIAL AND HORSE TROUGH REUNITED IN 1998 WITH A WW2 PLAQUE ADDED IN 2000.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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