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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Shalfleet -
- St Michael's Church A J Harvey Memorial -

Location

In St Michael's Church, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21841  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Michael's Church is Listed Grade I. Since the War Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church it is considered to be included within the Listing.
 
Description

Marble plaque.

Memorial

Shalfleet St Michael's A J Harvey memorial
 

Lijjsenthoek Military Cemetery,
4 June 2015
Inscription


IN
EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
ARCHIBALD JOHN HARVEY, MM
LIEUT., 29TH CANADIAN BATTALION
BELOVED AND ONLY SON OF
JOHN WILLIAM AND JANE GRACE HARVEY
OF THIS PARISH.
WOUNDED AT PASSCHENDAELE, NOV 7TH,
DIED NOV 12TH, 1917, IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY
BURIED AT LISSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
POPERINGHE, BELGIUM
AGED 32 YEARS

WHOSOEVER WILL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY
SAKE SHALL FIND IT - MATT. XVI.25



Further Information

Archibald John Harvey

Son of John William Harvey and Jane Grace Harvey (née Baker), of Shalfleet, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1885, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight.

On his Canadian Army Attestation Form, he gives his date of birth as 5 February 1887, and his trade as Salesman, with 4 years previous service with Canadian Army Medical Corps. He was 5 ft 5 in tall, with grey eyes and brown hair.

Census Information :

1891 : John and Jane Harvey, with their children including Archibald aged 6, are at Ningwood Green Farm, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight. John Harvey is a Farmer.

1901 : John and Jane Harvey, with their children including Archibald aged 16, are at Ningwood Green Farm, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight. John Harvey is a Farmer; Archibald is a Grocer's Apprentice.

1911 : Archibald Harvey not located; his family are at Palmers Farm, Shalfleet, Isle of Wight. Archibald Harvey is recorded as having travelled to Canada via Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., in 1910.

CWGC record ...
 
Veteran Affairs Canada record ...
 
IWCP 17 Nov 1917 A J Harvey
From the Isle of Wight County Press 17 Nov 1917

Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery

Commemorated at :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 06(name appears twice, as HARVEY, A and HARVEY, A J)
Newport Grammar School Book of Remembrance
Shalfleet St Michael's Church War Memorial

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Page last updated : 2 July 2015 - added CWGC headstone and other information


 
 

 
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