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Memorial details

Memorial type
Chapel: Dedicated within church building
District
South Wight
Town
Shalfleet
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 18th September 1955
    Attended by: Bishop of Portsmouth
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21829
Current location

ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL CHURCH
Main Rd
Shalfleet
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
PO30 4NS
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 414 893
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
SIDE CHAPEL WITH ASSOCIATED ROLL OF HONOUR. ALTAR AND CURTAIN ARE INDIVIDUAL MEMORIALS. (
Inscription
IN/ GRATEFUL MEMORY/ OF/ THOSE OF THE PARISH OF SHALFLEET/ WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR/ THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE/ SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD/ AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM/ NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN/ AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING/ WE WILL REMEMBER THEM/ THEY DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 17
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: surname,rank,regiment
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £671.15.0

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public

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