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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Medina
Town
Whippingham
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), Second World War (1939-1945)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 20th September 1919
    Attended by: HRH PRINCESS HENRY OF BATTENBERG
  • Dedicated
    Date: 20th September 1919
    Attended by: Bishop Suffragan of Southampton
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40871
Current location

ST MILDREDS CHURCH
Beatrice Av
Whippingham
Medina
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 511 936
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PORTLAND STONE BASE SURMOUNTED BY TEAK CALVARY CROSS AND BRONZE FIGURE OF CHRIST
Inscription
HERE ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF/ THOSE FROM THIS PARISH WHO/ FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ 1939 - 1945/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barrett, John Henry
Blake, John
Bush, William
Collins, Edward Towl
Cox, Francis Thomas
Foss, Isaac
Grace, Joseph C
Hewer, Sydney John George
Hosdell, William Henry
Johnson, Ernest Owen
See details for all 19 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 5
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 5
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: regiment,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Teak
  • Base
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone - Portland
  • Figure
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
  • Whippingham 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
Reference
  • MEWHM001

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