A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Chale -
- St Andrew's Church -
- William Margetson Heald -

Location

In St Andrew's Church, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HF.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21749  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Andrew's Church is Grade II* Listed. Since the Memorial forms part of the fabric of the Church, is it assumed that it is included within the Listing.
 
Description

A private memorial plaque.

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY PRESS

Saturday, February 14, 1920 Page 7

CHALE
CHURCH MEMORIALS. - The Diocesan authorities have granted an omnibus facility for the erection of a granite cross in the parish churchyard as a war memorial; the removal of the oaken war shrine from the outside of the church to the west wall inside; the erection of an alabaster tablet, with inscription, memorial to William Margetson Heald, Lieut, R.A.M.C., died in France, 1918, and a brass tablet memorial to Gladys Elizabeth Mary Way.
Memorial

Chale St Andrew's Church : William Margetson Heald
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY
OF LIEUTENANT WILLIAM
MARGETSON HEALD
R.A.M.C.
ONLY SON OF THE REV. C.W.
AND MRS HEALD OF CHALE
RECTORY WHO WAS WOUNDED
AT HIS AID POST ON THE
SOMME ON 23RD AUG 1918
WHILE ATTACHED TO THE
16TH LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS

HE DIED IN No 2 RED CROSS
HOSPITAL AT ROUEN ON
SEP 8TH AND WAS LAID TO
REST IN THE ST SEVERS
CEMETERY AGED 24 YEARS

"Greater love hath no man than
this, that a man lay down his life
for his friends"


 
Further Information

William Margetson Heald
 
Son of the Rev. Charles William Heald and Charlotte Heald (née Jolliffe) of Chale, Isle of Wight.
 
Born : 21 August 1894, Chale.
 
Educated at Marlborough College 1908-1913, St John's College, Cambridge 1913-1916, and St Bartholomew's Hospital, London 1916-1918.
 
CWGC record ...
 
Commemorated also at :
 
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 07
Chale Parish War Memorial
Chale School Roll of Honour
Chale St Andrew's Church Parish Roll of Honour

There is a biography and photograph of Lt Heald at the

Marlborough College War Memorial and Roll of Honour website.


Entry from The Eagle St John's College, Cambridge, Roll of Honour


Entry from University of London Roll of Honour.


St Bartholomew's Hospital Journal, October 1918

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Jenny Kendall for the University of London entry.

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Page last updated : 18 August 2016 (added further links and education details.)


 
 

 
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