Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Sandown -
- Christ Church South African (RGA) War Memorial -

Location

In Christ Church, The Broadway, Sandown, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40832
 
Historic England Listing Status

Christ 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 marble panel giving the names of South African War casualties from the Royal Garrison Artillery. Erected in 1903 - the date is included either side of the Regimental badge.

See also Memorial panel in Winchester Cathedral
Memorial

Sandown Christ Church South African War memorial
 
Inscription


THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT'S OWN
HANTS MILITIA
AND ISLE OF WIGHT R.G.A.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
-----
names as given below
-----

ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES IN SOUTH AFRICA 1901 - 2


 

Further Information

Names as recorded

MAJOR C W HULSE killed in action Braklaagte 4-6-01
No 1970 Gnr J H BUCKLE died of wounds Moedwill 8-10-01
No 1371 Gnr G GEAR died at Germeston 18-12-01
No 1590 Gnr G E JOHNSON died at Pretoria 24-9-01
No 2119 Gnr H J PARSONS died at Pretoria 8-12-01

Charles Westrow Hulse was born in 1861 at Fordingbridge, Hampshire, the 2nd son of Sir Edward Hulse, Bart. He matriculated from Charsley Hall, Oxford, in 1879, and by 1881 he was shown on the Census for Fort Rowner, Alverstoke, as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Hants Army Militia. He was gazetted as a Captain in 1885. He played one game of first class cricket for the MCC, scoring 22 runs. In South Africa he was serving with 106 Company, 4th Bn, Imperial Yeomanry.


 
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