A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Niton St John's Churchyard : H.M.S. Hampshire Memorial -


St John's Churchyard, Niton, Isle of Wight.
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not recorded by the IWM War Memorials Archive.

Historic England Listing Status

The Memorial is not Listed under the Historic England Listing schemes, but may be covered under the designation of the Church as it is within the curtilage of the Churchyard.
Description and history

A sundial in memory of the men and crew of H.M.S. Hampshire, sunk by enemy action on 1st June 1916. The losses included the British Secretary of State for War, Field Marshal, Lord Kitchener, and members of his staff.

Originally sited in the garden of Beauchamp, Niton by Mrs Williams. It was relocated to the Churchyard in June 1921.

no image available

Not yet recorded

Documents and newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press, 11 June 1921

Further information

H.M.S. Hampshire [Wikipedia]

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