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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- St John's Church -
- Violet Georgina Coombes Memorial -

Location

In St John's Church, High Park Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Not listed by the War Memorials Archive
 
Historic England Listing Status

St John's Church is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial forms part of the Church fabric, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

The bronze death plaque awarded to the parents of Violet Georgina Coombes, a Worker with Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps.

It is mounted on a wooden plaque with a brass dedication plate.
Memorial

Ryde St John's Church - Violet Georgina Coombes memorial
 
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Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
VIOLET GEORGINA
COOMBES


Further Information

Daughter of Alfred Henry Coombes and Jane Coombes (née Renyard), of 7, Victoria Crescent, High Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1894, Brading, Isle of Wight.

Census Information :

1901 : Alfred and Jane Coombes, with Violet aged 6 are at 7 Victoria Crescent, High Park, Ryde. Alfred Coombes is an Insurance agent.

1911 : Alfred and Jane Coombes, with Violet aged 16 are at 7 Victoria Crescent, High Park, Ryde. Alfred Coombes is an Insurance agent. Violet Coombes is an Assistant at a Sub Post Office.

Casualty Details :

Died : 23 January 1918 aged 23.


National Probate Calendar 1918

Buried at : Oakfield (St John's) Church Cemetery, Ryde.

CWGC record ...
 
RSHG record ...
 
Commemorated on these Island Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde St John's Church War Memorial



 
 

 
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