A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Totland Bay -
- St Saviour's R.C. Church -
- Charles John Wingfield Pakenham -

Location

St Saviour's R.C. Church, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39. Originally in the Chapel of Weston Manor, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

The Memorial is not listed in the War Memorials Archive Records.
 
Historic England Listing Status

The property is not Listed.
 
Description

A brass plaque, approx 30" x 12", originally erected in the Chapel of Weston Manor on 23rd October 1915. St Saviour's R.C. Church was built in 1923; it is presumed that the Memorial plaque was relocated at about this time.



Isle of Wight County Press, 30 Oct 1915
Memorial



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Inscriptions


I.H.S.
In Memory of Charles John Wingfield Pakenham
Second Battalion Hampshire Regiment, dearly loved
son of Charles and G.E.M. Pakenham of Headon Hall,
Alum Bay, I. of W. who was killed in action at the Dardanelles
April 28th 1915, aged 23 years.    R.I.P.
 

 
Further Information

Charles John Wingfield Pakenham

Son of : Charles Pakenham and Gertrude Edith Mary Pakenham (née Wingfield) of Headon Hall, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.

Service information :

Lt. Charles John Wingfield Pakenham, 2nd. Bn., Hampshire Regiment.

Casualty information :

Died : 28 April 1915, aged 23. (CWGC gives 30 April 1915)

Commemorated at : Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

CWGC Record

For further information see Biographical information

Acknowledgments :

Thanks to Rev Gerard Flynn, parish priest at St Saviour's Church, for alerting me to the presence of the Memorial in July 2014
 
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Page last updated : 11 August 2014 (added to website)


 
 

 
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