A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Bembridge Holy Trinity Church -
- Memorial to Capt A C Denison -

Location

In Holy Trinity Church, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NA
 
  See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21711  
 
Historic England Listing Status

Holy Trinity Church is Listed Grade II. Since the War Memorial forms part of the fabric of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description and history

A bronze plaque mounted on a wooden frame.
Regimental colours hang over the plaque.
Captain Denison's sword is mounted over the plaque.

Memorial

Memorial to Capt A C Denison
 

 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF
ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL DENISON
ONLY SON OF
JOSEPH BASIL AND ANNE LOUISA DENISON
OF BALURE BEMBRIDGE
CAPTAIN 2ND BATTALION ROYAL HIGHLANDERS
THE BLACK WATCH
KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS IN FLANDERS
AND MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
FOR GALLANT AND DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT
IN THE FIELD
BORN JAN 2ND 1890
DIED SEPT 25TH 1915


 
Inscription on plaque below main plaque


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOSEPH BASIL DENISON
OF BALURE, BEMBRIDGE
BORN MAY 22ND 1846
DIED NOV 30TH 1917


 
Further information

From CWGC record :

Captain Denison has no known grave. Recorded on the Loos Memorial.

CWGC record ...


 


 
 

 
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