A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Shorwell -
- St Peter's Church : M L and A L Goldie Memorial -

Location

In St Peter's Church, Shorwell, Isle of Wight, PO30 3JG
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40890  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Peter's Church is Listed Grade I. Since the Memorial forms part of the fittings of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A marble representation of St George.

Memorial

Shorwell St Peter's M L Goldie memorial
 
Inscription


In memory of Mark Leigh Goldie, Major
V Battery, R.H.A., M.V.O., D.S.O., who died of
wounds in France, March 1915, aged 39 years,
and of his brother Amyas Leigh Goldie,
Gloucester Regt., attached 4th Worcesters, who fell
in action in Gallipoli, August 1915, aged 36 years.
-----
Nature might stand up and say to all the world
that these were men.


 

Further Information

Sons of Col. Mark Henry George Goldie and Amy Isabel Goldie, of 45, Clarence Parade, Southsea, Hants.

From The Times of 10 Mar 1915 :
Major Mark Leigh Goldie, D.S.O., M.V.O., Royal Horse Artillery, accidentally killed, was the son of Colonel Mark H G Goldie, R.E. of Plymouth. Born in June 1875, he became second lieutenant in 1895, being promoted captain in 1901 and major in 1912. He served with the Aro Expedition, Southern Nigeria, in 1901-2, and for his services, which were mentioned in despatches, he received the medal with clasp and the D.S.O.

NameLinks
Mark Leigh Goldie CWGC record ...
Amyas Leigh Goldie CWGC record ...


 

 
Shorwell St Peter's M L Goldie memorial


 
 

 
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