A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes -
- Freshwater All Saints : Rae brothers Memorial -

Location

In All Saints Church, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO40 9BW
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not listed in the War Memorials Archive Records.
 
Historic England Listing Status

All Saints Church is Grade II* Listed. Since the Memorial forms part of the furniture of the Church, it is assumed that it is covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A bookcase bearing a small brass memorial plaque, approx 6" x 3".

Memorial

Freshwater All Saints : Rae brothers Memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
LOVING MEMORY OF
FREDERICK ALAN RAE LONDON FIRE BRIGADE
KILLED DURING WAR OPERATIONS OCT 17TH 1940 AGED 22 YEARS

AND

HECTOR ROBERT RAE P.O. R.N.
KILLED IN ACTION ON H.M.S. HOOD MAY 24TH 1941 AGED 27 YEARS

"INTO THY HANDS"


 
Further Information

Sons of Robert Denham Rae and Gertrude Ellen Rae, of Totland Bay, Isle of Wight.

CWGC record ... for Hector Robert Rae

CWGC record ... for Frederick Alan Rae

Frederick Rae is also commemorated on the National Memorial of the United Kingdom Fire Service near St Paul's Cathedral in London.
 
HMS Hood Association record with photograph of H R Rae

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Page last updated : 3 Apr 2007


 
 

 
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