A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Newport Literary Society memorial -

Location

30 Quay Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BA.

See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40738
 
Historic England Listing Status

30 Quay Street is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial Plaque forms part of the fixtures of the building, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A marble plaque in the entrance lobby to the original premises of the Literary Society, now (2004) Insurance offices. The building is not normally open to the public unless visiting on business.

The plaque was inveiled by the Mayor of Newport, Mr. Edward Munden, on Wednesday 2nd March 1921. The plaque was exeecuted by Mr Frank Cooper.



Isle of Wight County Press, 5th March 1921.

Additional information from Ray Harrington

Memorial

Newport : Literary Society
 
Image courtesy of Ray Harrington
Inscription

NEWPORT
LITERARY SOCIETY
THE GREAT WAR - 1914 - 1919
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF MEMBERS WHO HAVE FALLEN
-----
names as given below
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IN THANKSGIVING FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN SPARED

 
Further Information
 
NameLinks
 
F.J. CHIVERTON CWGC record ... Biographical Information
F.J. ELTON CWGC record ... Biographical Information
Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
R.D. FRANCIS Probable CWGC record ...
J.W.E. GLOVER CWGC record ... Buried at La Brique Military Cemetery
S.J. KNOTT CWGC record ... Biographical Information
H.J. LEAL CWGC record ... not found
F. LOADER CWGC record ... not found
F. MORGAN CWGC record ... not found
A.W. NORTH CWGC record ...
E.W. PAYN CWGC record ...
C.S. PITTIS CWGC record ... Memorial plaque in St George's Church Arreton
Biographical information
W.G. PURKIS CWGC record ...
gives surname incorrectly as PURKI
R. SAWYER CWGC record ... Biographical information
B.H. TULLIDGE CWGC record ... Biographical Information
R.M. TULLIDGE CWGC record ... Biographical Information
A.C. VILLAR CWGC record ... not found Arthur C Villar (who died 1906) was the father of Capt C J Villar (of the Isle of Wight Rifles) who died in 1918
W.C. WILLIAMS CWGC record ... Biographical Information
B.H. WRAY CWGC record ... Buried in Hill 10 Cemetery, Gallipoli
Biographical Information
A.Y. YOUNG-JAMES CWGC record ... Biographical Information


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Page last updated : 18 February 2015 (added report of unveiling)



 
 

 
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