A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ventnor -
- St Catherine's Church George Herbert Ford Memorial -

Location

In St Catherine's Church, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

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

St Catherine'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

Brass plaque.

Memorial


 
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Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING AND HONOURED MEMORY OF
GEORGE HERBERT FORD
CANADIAN LIGHT HORSE
WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY
NOVEMBER 18TH 1918 AT ETAPLES.
AGED 25 YEARS

"NOT DEATH, BUT A PERFECTING OF LIFE"


 

Further Information

Son of William Robert and Henrietta Ford, of 1, Pier St., Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England.

CWGC record ...

Veteran Affairs Canada record ...

Biographical information

Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
Sandown High School War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle


 



 
 

 
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