A Poppy
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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Yarmouth -
- St James's Church War Memorial -

Location

At St James's Church, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NU
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21901  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St James's Church is Grade II* Listed. The War Memorial is separately Listed Grade II.
 
Description

A Calvary cross by the north porch of the Church, bearing just the dates of the two wars.

The 15 ft high cross was designed by Mr Percy G Stone FSA and erected by Mr Frank Cooper of Newport. It was originally unveiled on Wednesday 17th December 1919, and dedicated by the Bishop of Southampton. The World War II dates were added in 1991.

The nearby Town Hall bears the War Memorial plaques naming those from Yarmouth who died.
Memorial

Yarmouth St James's Church War memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO MADE THE SUPREME
SACRIFICE IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918
-----
1939 - 1945


 

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