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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Medina
Town
Newport
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
WIGHT MASONRY
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 16 Sep 1922
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS BEATRICE
  • Rededicated
    Date: 14th May 2000
    Attended by: Local Clergy/Dignitaries
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21809
Current location

ST THOMAS CHURCH
St Thomas Square
Newport
Medina
Isle Of Wight
PO30 1SG
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 499 892
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
VERY TALL CELTIC WHEEL CROSS ON MASSIVE TAPERING PLINTH AND TWO STEPPED BASE SHIP SYMBOL ABOVE INSCRIPTION (TOWN CREST?)
Inscription
ANNO 1914/ DOM 1918/ THIS MEMORIAL/ WAS ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE/ OF NEWPORT/ TO COMMEMORATE THE NAMES/ OF HER GALLANT SONS/ WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE/ "GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS"/ "ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/LIVES IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ AND THE GRATEFUL THANKS OF/ THOSE WHO RETURNED"/ (NAMES)/ ALSO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR/ LIVES IN THE 1939 - 1945 WAR/ AND THE GRATEFUL THANKS OF/ THOSE WHO RETURNED
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, F
Allford, W
Appel, H H
Arnold, T F
Ash, G H
Attrill, C
Attrill, H G
Attrill, H G
Baker, H G
Banting, W W J
See details for all 341 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 341
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 341
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 150
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 150
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 10 M, width 3 M
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Plaques / Panels with names
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Newport War Memorial, Isle of Wight
  • 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
History
2000: WW2 NAMES ADDED
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Carter Postcard Collection

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