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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
Town
Cowes
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
85756

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Current location

St Mary's the Virgin Church
Church Road
Cowes
Isle Of Wight
PO31 8HA
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 49330 96171
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Rectangular brass plaque with simple single line border. Inscription is topped by a Maltese cross. The inscription is in raised capital lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ VICTOR WILLIAM COOKE/ SUB-LIEUT. R.N.R./ SECOND AND LAST SURVIVING SON/ OF jOHN WILLIAM AND/ HILDEGARD EUGENIA COOKE,/ WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED AT SEA/ 16TH SEPTEMBER 1903, AGED 18 YEARS/ "THY WAY, NOT MINE, O LORD."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forenames, surname, rank, unit and details of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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