A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- St John's Church D M Forsyth 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

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40823
 
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

A brass plaque to the memory of D M Forsyth, Commander, Royal Navy.

Memorial

Ryde St John's Church D M Forsyth memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
DOUGLAS METHUEN
FORSYTH

COMMANDER R.N.
Born 19th April, 1847
Died 22nd March, 1915
WHO LOVED THIS CHURCH, WHERE
HE WORSHIPPED FOR 35 YEARS
"A man greatly beloved"


Further Information

Although he died during the Great War, this is not strictly a War memorial, since he was 67 years old.


 


 
 

 
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