A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Newport Corporation & Gas Undertaking Memorial -

Location

Victoria Recreation Ground, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40752
 
Description

Rhododendrons and trees, marked by a plaque, to World War II casualties.

Memorial

Newport : Corporation & Gas Undertaking
 
Inscription

TO THE MEMORY
OF OUR COLLEAGUES

D F ABRAHAMG E BUCKETTB D M ELDRIDGE
L R BACONL R COXR J H FAIRWEATHER

WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR OUR COUNTRY
IN THE WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
THESE RHODODENDRONS AND TREE WERE PLANTED
BY THE EMPLOYEES OF THE CORPORATION OF
NEWPORT, ISLE OF WIGHT, AND NEWPORT GAS UNDERTAKING

 
Further Information
 
NameRank, UnitLinks
 
Deryck Frank Abraham Serjeant, R.A.O.C. CWGC record ... Biographical Information
Lewis Robert Bacon Flt/Lt, R.A.F. CWGC record ... Biographical Information
Gordon Edward Buckett Trooper, R.T.R. CWGC record ...
Leslie Roy Cox Sgt, R.A.F.V.R. CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
Biographical information
Bertie Douglas
Messines Eldridge
Sto 2nd Cl., R.N. CWGC record ... HMS Hood Association record with photograph of B D M Eldridge
R J H Fairweather AC2, R.A.F.V.R. CWGC record ... Buried at St Paul's Cemetery

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