A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Bembridge Holy Trinity Church -
- Memorial to Capt N C H Macdonald Moreton -

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 21712  
 
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 mosaic panel depicting St George set in a marble frame.
Memorial

Memorial to Capt N C H Macdonald Moreton
 

 
Inscription


in loving memory of Norman Charles
Henry Macdonald Moreton


only son of Lieut-Col Macdonald Moreton late
Coldstream Guards of Hill Grove & Anna his wife
Born 18 July 1888 killed in action 13 Octbr 1915
Buried at Cappy in France. He served in India &
during the European War 1914-15 as Lieut in the 3rd
Battalion King's Royal Rifles Corps appointed
Temp Capt for services in the field, mentioned in
Despatches & awarded the Military Cross for
Gallantry during the 2nd Battle of Ypres

"He tried to do his Duty"


 
Further information

From CWGC record :

Buried at Fouquescourt British Cemetery Grave III. K. 1.

CWGC record ...

IWCP 13 Oct 1917 : Macdonald Moreton
From the Isle of Wight County Press 13 Oct 1917
 
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Page last updated : 22 Feb 2007


 
 

 
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