A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Compton Bay -
- E T Salter Memorial -

Location

At Compton Farm, Compton Bay, Freshwater, Isle of Wight, PO30 4HF.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40746  
 
Historic England Listing Status

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

The memorial is a granite plaque mounted on a cairn of concrete set with beach pebbles.

It was erected in 1995 to replace an earlier memorial from Mrs Ida Mary Salter, in memory of her son, marking the gift of land to the National Trust.

The memorial was dedicated on Saturday 23rd September 1995 by Canon James Buckett.

The plaque was engraved by Mr Phil Attrill, a monumental mason, and cost 580.

Memorial

Compton Bay : E T Salter memorial
 
Compton Bay : E T Salter memorial
 
Inscription


THIS LAND WAS GIVEN TO
THE NATIONAL TRUST
BY IDA MARY SALTER
IN MEMORY OF HER ONLY SON
CPL. EDWARD TALFOURD SALTER
THE 1/4TH HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT
KILLED IN ACTION IN ITALY
OCTOBER 1943 AGED 33 YEARS


 

 
Further Information

Son of Ernest Edward and Ida Mary Salter, of Vernham's Dean, Hampshire.

CWGC record ...


 


 
 

 
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