A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes -
- Foresters Hall Memorial -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Church Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HA.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40725
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade II*. Since the Memorial forms part of the fabric of the building it is assumed that it is covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A painted wooden board. Originally installed in the premises of the Ancient Order of Foresters in Sun Hill, Cowes (Court Foresters' Isle No 1822). History not known until it was "rediscovered" in 2008 in a boat shed used by Sea Cadets of TS Osborne. The Names given in a report in the Isle of Wight County Press 24th April 1920 vary slightly from those recorded on the panel itself.

The Memorial plaque was restored in 2008/9 by Wootton Historic Crafts and Restoration, with financial support from Cowes Town Council.

The Memorial plaque is to be installed at St Mary's Church in 2009 with a rededication ceremony planned for Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2009.

[This memorial has not been visited by the Memorials in Isle of Wight team]

Thanks to David Jones for information and photographs of the Memorial in its state before restoration (2008).
Memorial

Cowes : Foresters Hall memorial
 
Cowes : Foresters Hall memorial
 
Photographs courtesy of David Jones
Inscription


COURT FORESTER'S ISLE
No 1822.

IN MEMORY OF
The Brethren of this Court who gave
their lives in the "GREAT WAR" 1914-1919.

(Names as given below)


 
Names
 
Hyperlinks lead to CWGC records.

 
NAME DATE NAME DATE NAME DATE NAME DATE
C E Blake Oct 1914 H S Denham June 5 1916 H J FrancisAug 9 1917P C PeachJuly 7 1918
C Phillips Nov 1 1914 A Wheeler June 22 1916R H BuckettDec 13 1917G H TylerSept 20 1918
H WebsterNov 26 1914W MooreJuly 28 1916A W G SalisburyJan 2 1918H A FluxOct 6 1918
C T ColesMay 27 1915A H TrossSept 4 1916 G H WadhamJan 6 1918A V RidgleyOct 21 1918
W F FinchAug 12 1915S C HendyNov 9 1916E W JackmanJan 24 1918A C DayNov 19 1918
J W E StallardAug 25 1915H W BartlettApril 16 1917B G BennettMar 28 1918C RankinJan 1 1919
O TrevettSep 5 1915A J Chessell April 19 1917G G BowerApril 5 1918C HaylesFeb 7 1919
D W LashmarApril 26 1916V G WattsApril 19 1917 S J JenkinsMay 5 1918R H OsborneMay 31 1919
I E FordMay 31 1916F C MothApril 19 1916A W H WyattMay 27 1918
R J HardingMay 31 1916 G A WayJuly 18 1917A F RichardsonJune 3 1918
 
G A R GuyAug 12 1915J A MulcockMay 17 1916
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Page last updated : 23rd February 2009


 
 

 
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