A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- St Helens -
- St Helen's Church : W A S Edwards Memorial -

Location

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

The Memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Helen's 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

marble memorial plaque

Memorial

St Helens St Helen's Church W A S Edwards memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE LOVED MEMORY OF
WILLIAM AUGUSTUS SPENCER EDWARDS
MAJOR NORTH STAFFORD REGT
ONLY SON OF THE LATE LT COLONEL S H H EDWARDS
BORN AT FRESHFORD SOMERSET, OCT 26TH 1874
DIED AT AMARA MESOPOTAMIA, APRIL 30TH 1916
OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT SANNA-I-YAT, APRIL 9TH

"DEATH IS SWALLOWED UP IN VICTORY"


 

Further Information

Son of the late Lt. Col. Spencer H. H. Edwards and Flora Spencer Edwards, of Abbotsleigh, Freshford, Somerset.
 
CWGC record ...


 


 
 

 
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