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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Wight
Town
Porchfield
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unknown
    Date: Circa 1919
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21825
Current location

The plaque was originally in the Porchfield Methodist Chapel which is now a private house
PORCHFIELD VILLAGE HALL
Porchfield
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 447 913
Denomination: Methodist

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Previous locations
  • METHODIST CHURCH
    New Road
    Porchfield

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
TABLET
Inscription
THIS TABLET/ IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/ THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH/ WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ "WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT/ WE HAVE FINISHED OUR COURSE"
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bennett, B G
Buckett, C
Saunders, H J
Stephens, A W
See details for all 4 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 4
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 4
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank,year died,place of death,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: height 2FT 6", width 3FT
    Materials: Slate
  • First World War memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
1994: RELOCATED IN VILLAGE HALL AFTER CHURCH MADE REDUNANT IN 1991.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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