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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
South Wight
Town
Newchurch
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
MR F MOORMAN OF VENTNOR (Mason)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: ADMIRAL ALLENBY
  • Dedicated
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Southampton
  • Unveiled
    Date: September 1920
    Attended by: MAJ C G BRODIE
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40815
Current location

All Saints Church
Newchurch
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 563 855
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
ROUGH HEWN CELTIC (DESCRIBED AS IONIC) CROSS ON IRREGULAR PLINTH AND SINGLE STEP
Inscription
IN/ EVERLASTING MEMORY OF/ THE HEROIC MEN WHO IN THE GREAT WAR GAVE/ THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY, FOR HUMANITY/ AND FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS/ (NAMES)/ 1939/ 1945/ (NAMES)/ THEY SHALL NOT GROW (SIC) 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 SHALL REMEMBER THEM
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 21
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 21
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite - Cornish
Listing information
  • Newchurch War Memorial
  • 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
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Public
Reference
  • NCH001

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