A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- St John's Church -
- William Reid Corson 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 fittings, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A small plaque attached to a wooden prie-dieu.

Memorial

Ryde St John's Church - William Reid Corson memorial
 
Ryde St John's Church - William Reid Corson memorial
 
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Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND
IN LOVING MEMORY OF "TIM"
Lieutenant W. R. CORSON
GRENADIER GUARDS
ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED IN GERMANY
6 JUNE 1946 .. AGED 20


Further Information

Son of Frederick Reid Corson (died 1941 in Ventnor registration district) and Margaret Corson (née Hughes).

Born : 1926 (birth registered Wandsworth June qtr 1926)

Casualty Details :

Died : 6 June 1946, aged 20.

Buried at : Hamburg Cemetery, Germany.

CWGC record ...
 
Commemorated on these Island Memorials :

St Lawrence War Memorial



from The Times, 4 July 1946.



 
 

 
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