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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Brighstone St Mary the Virgin Church -
- Memorial to H Hollis -

Location

In St Mary the Virgin Church, Brighstone.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

 
Description and history

Ceramic plaque.
Memorial

Memorial to H Hollis
 

 
Inscription


SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
HENRY HOLLIS A.B.
AGED 21 OF LIMERSTON WHO
WAS KILLED ON 23 APRIL 1918
IN THE ATTACK MADE UPON
ZEEBRUGGE WHILST SERVING
UPON H.M.S. IRIS II

"Theirs not to reason why
Theirs but to do and die."


 
Further information

From CWGC record :

Son of Frederick and Amelia Hollis, of Limerstone Farm, Brighstone, Isle of Wight. Born at Appleford Farm, Godshill, Isle of Wight. A Yeoman Farmer.

CWGC record ...

Buried at : Dover (St James's) Cemetery

Also commemorated by an additional inscription on his Mother's headstone at St Mary's New Churchyard extension.


 


 
 

 
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