A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes -
- St Mary's Church : Oscar Westbrook Memorial -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Church Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HA.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40727
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade II*. Since the Memorial forms part of the fabric of the building it is assumed that it is covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A white marble plaque, manufactured by Garret & Hayson, Soton.
Memorial

Cowes : St Mary's Church : Oscar Westbrook
 
Inscription


IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
OSCAR WESTBROOK
SERGT IN THE H.C.Y. ATTACHED 15TH HANTS REGT
WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION IN THE GREAT WAR
AT TOWER HAMLETS FLANDERS
ON SEPTEMBER 20TH 1917 AGED 26 YEARS
FOR MANY YEARS A CHORISTER IN THIS CHURCH

"WE BLESS AND THANK THEE LORD
FOR THOSE THE GOOD AND BRAVE
WHO EAGER AT THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL
STRONG, UNDISMAYED, SURRENDERED ALL
GRANT THEM ETERNAL REST"


 
Further Information

CWGC record ...

IWCP 6 Oct 1917 : Oscar Westbrook
From the Isle of Wight County Press 6 October 1917


Oscar Westbrook is commemorated on these Memorials :

Cowes War Memorial
St Mary's Church, Cowes, Roll of Honour
Newport County Secondary School War Memorial
County War Memorial Carisbrooke Castle

Oscar Westbrook is named in the IW Football Association Roll of Honour
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Page last updated : 24 January 2012 (added links to other memorials)


 
 

 
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