A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes : Methodist Church War Memorial [1] -

Location

In the Methodist Church, Birmingham Road, Cowes
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not recorded by the IWM War Memorials Archive
 
Historic England Listing Status

Cowes Methodist Church is not Listed
 
Description and history

A stone plaque bearing the names of 9 Church members who died in the First World War. It was dedicated on 14 November 1920 by the Rev H.S. Sandford.

There are two plaques in this Church; it is assumed that one of them came from another Non-Conformist Church, since closed, in Cowes.

See also Cowes Methodist Church [2]
Memorial

Cowes Methodist Church
 
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Inscription


IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF
THE MEN BELONGING TO THIS CHURCH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918.

---- names as recorded below ----

"THE MEN WERE VERY GOOD UNTO US AND
WE WERE NOT HURT - THEY WERE A WALL
UNTO US BOTH BY NIGHT AND DAY."

 
Names recorded
GILBERT BOWER. 3-10 MIDDLESEX. CWGC record ...
WALLACE H.J. DANIEL. 1-8 HANTS. CWGC record ...
ERNEST JACKMAN. H.M.S. KING GEORGE V. CWGC record ... Buried at Cowes (Northwood) Cemetery.
WILFRID S. JOLLIFFE. 1-8 HANTS. CWGC record ...
ALFRED H. MALTBY. R.F.CORPS. CWGC record ...
OWEN TREVETT. 1-8 HANTS. CWGC record ...
GEORGE H. WARNE. 1-8 HANTS. CWGC record ...
VICTOR WATTS. 1-8 HANTS. CWGC record ...
CHARLES W. WIGGINS. R.F.A. CWGC record ...

 

Isle of Wight County Press, 20 November 1920

Isle of Wight County Press, 27 November 1920
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Page updated 27 May 2015 (added newspaper reports)


 
 

 
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