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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
South Wight
Town
Shorwell
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: C 22nd April 1922
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40888
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Shorwell
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 458 830
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
WHITE MARBLE TABLET MOUNTED ONTO A GREEN MARBLE BACKBOARD
Inscription
IN PERPETUAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF/ SHORWELL AND KINGSTON,/ WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR/ 1914 - 1919/ (NAMES)/ ALL THAT WAS THEIRS TO GIVE THEY GAVE
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Barton, C
Cox, J
Douse, F C
Downer, A K
Downer, F
Mumford, B W
Murray, R B
New, W
Newnham, A L
Sandy, G A
See details for all 13 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 13
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 13
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,decorations
    Order of information: surname,decorations
Components
  • Backboard
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Green
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
History
DATE UNKNOWN: IT IS BELEIVED THAT THE TABLET WAS MOVED FROM THE READING ROOMS NEXT TO THE VILLAGE HALL
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • MESHO002

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