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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Wight
Town
Wroxall
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 08th October 1920
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS BEATRICE
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21892
Current location

ST JOHNS CHURCH
Wroxall
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 551 799
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
LANTERN CROSS ON OCTAGONAL PILLAR, SQUARE PLINTH AND THREE STEPPED BASE
Inscription
A MEMORIAL TO/ WROXALL MEN/ WHO LAID DOWN/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Abbott, George
Ash, Charles
Brisley, Cuthbert E
Cheetham, Charles
Chiverton, James
Cobb, Frank
Cook, John
Cosh, Charles
Crozier, Percy Beattie
Fletcher, William
See details for all 23 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 24
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 24
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 9
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 9
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • 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
2006: Applied for grant from War Memorials Trust
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • WRO001

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