Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- St John's Church Sir A Gough-Calthorpe 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 40829
 
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 Admirable The Hon Sir A Gough-Calthorpe, a Great War naval officer.

Memorial

Ryde St John's Church Sir A Gough-Calthorpe memorial
 
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET
THE HONOURABLE
SIR ARTHUR GOUGH-CALTHORPE
G.C.B., G.C.M.G., C.V.O.
GRAND OFFICER OF THE
LEGION OF HONOUR, etc
BORN 23RD DECEMBER 1864
DIED 27TH JULY 1937
----
IN THE GREAT WAR HE

COMMANDED, 2ND CRUISER SQUADRON 1914
SECOND SEA LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY 1916
COMMANDER IN CHIEF MEDITERRANEAN 1917
HIGH COMMISSIONER CONSTANTINOPLE
CONCLUDED ARMISTICE WITH TURKEY
1918
COMMANDER IN CHIEF PORTSMOUTH 1919
FIRST AND PRINCIPAL NAVAL A.D.C. TO THE KING 1924

BLESSED ARE THE PURE IN HEART
FOR THEY SHALL SEE GOD



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Sir A Gough-Calthorpe


 
 

 
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