A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- Holy Trinity Church Eddis Brothers Memorials -

Location

In Holy Trinity Church, Dover Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2BW.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40839 Eddis Brothers
 
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40840 Lt-Cdr P Eddis
 
Historic England Listing Status

Holy Trinity Church is Listed Grade B. Since the Memorial forms part of the Church fabric, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

The Chapel of St Martin (originally St Christopher) was dedicated as the Parish War memorial. Panels lining the Chapel walls are inscribed with the names of parishioners who died in the Great War. To the right of the main panels are inscriptions for two brothers, Christopher Eddis (for whom the Chapel was originally dedicated to St Christopher), and his brother Paul, who died in 1924.

Memorial

Ryde Holy Trinity Church Eddis Brothers memorial
 
Ryde Holy Trinity Church Paul Eddis memorial
 
Postcard L24 loss
 
A postcard marking the loss of HM Submarine L24
Inscription


In memory of two Beloved Sons

Lt Commander Lt Commander
Christopher J F Eddis     Paul L Eddis
RN RN
Oct 19th 1918 Jan 10th 1924

Live for England for which we died

TO THE MEMORY OF
LT COMMANDER
PAUL EDDIS
IN COMMAND OF SUBMARINE L24
SUNK BY ACCIDENT DURING MANOEUVRES
JAN 10TH 1924

GO THY WAY, THY SON LIVETH

Further Information

Sons of the Rev J E Eddis, a formar vicar of Holy Trinity.

CWGC record ... for Christopher Eddis


 
Inscription on Postcard
 
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE IMPERISHABLE MEMORY OF THE 43
OFFICERS AND MEN OF H.M. SUBMARINE L.24 LOST OFF PORTLAND JANY. 10TH 1924

LT.COMDR. PAUL L EDDIS
LT. D H BARTON
LT. WATKINSON
LT. H D NIXON-GRAY
SUB-LT. STEDALL
WART. ENGR. J BYRON

NAMES OF THE CREW

S R BALLARDF A LOUGH
S F BENNETTE LYONS
E F BUCKG MATTHEW
H J BULBECKJ MITCHELL
H CANNE NEWING
H F CHEVIST J PARKHURST
D W CRUMBIEF S PHILLIPS
W G DEMPSEYT H QUANTOCK
H L DONALDA SMITH
B H FLANAGAN   J B STAPLETON
D K FLETCHERG W STEWART
J M FRANCEG J TIPPEN
W J GARRICHW WALKER
G F GREENA C WALLACE
A J GRIGGG H WATERFIELD
E J HILLMANJ WILSON
E G JOHNSONW J WISE
P LANE
A R LAWLEY
Times L24 Officers
 
From The Times of 11th January 1924

Lieut Paul Leathley Eddis had been interned in Denmark when H.M. Submarine E13 ran aground off the Danish coast in 1915. See Wikipedia article on the incident
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