A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Bembridge : 41 Royal Marine Commando -

Location

At the junction of High Street and Church Road, Bembridge, 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. A request to update their records has been submitted (Feb 2008)
 
Historic England Listing Status

The Memorial is not Listed
 
Isle of Wight Council Local Listing Status

A nomination to include the Memorial in the Local Listing has been submitted (Feb 2008) as part of the nomination for the village War Memorial
 
Description

A stone plinth bearing a cast metal plaque, installed in 2006. Within a few months, an additional plaque was installed, and the smaller round plaque was relocated on the memorial.
Memorial

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando - March 2006

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial - March 2006


 
Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando - Memorial in March 2007

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial

Bembridge 41 Royal Marine Commando Memorial - Memorial in March 2007

Inscriptions



TO COMMEMORATE
ALL RANKS OF 41 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO 1942 - 1946
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING OPERATIONS IN
SICILY, SALERNO, NORMANDY, WALCHEREN AND N.W. EUROPE
IN WORLD WAR 2 AND THOSE ISLANDERS WHO TOOK THEM INTO
THEIR HOMES AT BEMBRIDGE, NETTLESTONE, RYDE, ST HELENS
AND SEAVIEW DURING THE WINTER OF 1942 - 1943.
139 OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE.




In proud memory of all ranks of
41 ROYAL MARINES COMMANDO
Who gave their lives during
operations in
Sicily, Salerno, Normandy
Walcheren and
North West Europe
During World War II



 
Further Information


 
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Page last updated : 8 March 2007


 
 

 
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