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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Brading St Mary the Virgin Church -
- Memorial to Capt Gervase Fardell -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40744  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Grade I Listed. Since the War Memorial forms part of the fabric of the Church, it is assumed that it is included within the Listing.
 
Description and history

A three-light stained glass window in the north wall of the Church

The memorial window was unveiled 17 September 1920, by the Bishop of Southampton.
Memorial

Memorial to G Fardell
 
Memorial to G Fardell
 
Unveiling report G Fardell
Isle of Wight County Press, 18 Sep 1920
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
GERVASE FARDELL, M.C.
CAPTAIN 60TH RIFLES
KILLED IN ACTION NEAR
MOYELLES 3 MILES
SOUTH OF CAMBRAI
29TH SEPTEMBER 1918
MAY HE REST IN PEACE


 
Further information

Gervase Fardell

Son of John Fardell and Margaret Mary Fardell (née Smith), of Morton Manor, Brading, Isle of Wight.

Born 1895, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Census Information :

1901 : John and Margaret Fardell, with their children including Gervase aged 5, are at Glatten, Spencer Road, Ryde. John Fardell is a Solicitor.

1911 : Gervase Fardell, aged 15, is a Boarder with Fred Carrodus, Science Master at King's College School, Glencairn, The Ridgway, Wimbledon, London SW.

Service Information :

Captain Gervase Fardell, 5th Bn attd 1st Bn., Kings Royal Rifle Corps.

CWGC record ...

Buried at : Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery

Memorial to G Fardell

London Gazette posthumous citation for Military Cross, 5 November 1918



National Probate Calendar 1919


Commemorated on these Memorials :

Brading Town War Memorial
Brading Town Hall Roll of Honour
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 05

Two of his brothers also served, and are commemorated at Brading Town Roll of Honour :

Captain John Gerald Fardell, 1/8th Bn., Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles)

Capt (Acting Major) Frederick Herbert Fardell, M.C., Royal Field Artillery.


Memorial to G Fardell
Memorial to G Fardell
 

 


 
 

 
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