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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Shanklin -
- St Blasius' Church : H N Le Marchant Memorial -

Location

St Blasius' Church, Church Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6NU
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21868  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Blasius' Church is Listed Grade II*. Since the Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Brass memorial plaque.
Memorial

Shanklin St Blasius' Church H N Le Marchant memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF
HENRY NEVILLE LE MARCHANT
CAPTAIN, 2ND DORSET REGIMENT
KILLED IN ACTION AT THE DARDANELLES, 9TH AUGUST 1915
AGED 33 YEARS
WHILST MOST GALLANTLY LEADING HIS MEN

HE WAS THE ONLY CHILD OF MAJOR A LE MARCHANT
LATE THE DORSET REGIMENT, BY WHOM AND BY HIS
DEVOTED MOTHER THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED
"FAITHFUL EVEN UNTO DEATH"


Further Information

CWGC Record ...


 


 
 

 
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