Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Calbourne Mill : Military Museum -
- Newport South African War Memorial -

Location

In the Military Museum, Calbourne Mill, Calbourne, Isle of Wight
 
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Description

A wooden panel, inscribed with the names of volunteers who served in the South African Wars.

Originally installed at the Guildhall in Newport, the Memorial was placed in storage at some point in its history at Northwood House in Cowes. It was relocated to the Military Museum at Calbourne in 2002.
Memorial

Newport South African War memorial
 
Inscription


BOER WAR 1899 - 1900 - 1

This Tablet is placed in the Council Chamber by
The Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of the Borough of
Newport, in the Isle of Wight, to permanently Record
The names of those Island Men, who nobly for their
Country's cause, Volunteered & served at the above
War in South Africa.

G B Purkis, Mayor, 1901


 
Further Information
Panel 1 : 41st Company, Imperial Yeomanry
Panel 2 : 5th Volunteer Brigade Hampshire Regiment
Panel 3 : Other Forces (names A - M)
Panel 4 : Other Forces (names N - W +)
Panel 5 : Other Forces (miscellaneous)


 
 

 
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