Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Earl Mountbatten memorial -

Location

In St James's Square, Newport, Isle of Wight

See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

Description

A bronze portrait head of Earl Mountbatten, mounted on a stone plinth.

Earl Mountbatten of Burma was the Governor of the Isle of Wight from 1965 to 1979.

The sculptor was Vincent Apap (1909 - 2003) from Malta, who undertook a number of portrait busts of the Mountbatten family and the British Royal Family.

Bust unveiled by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1982.
Memorial

Newport : St James's Square Earl Mountbatten memorial
 
Inscription


RAISED BY THE PEOPLE OF
THE ISLE OF WIGHT
IN GRATEFUL AND
AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF
ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET
EARL MOUNTBATTEN
OF BURMA
GOVERNOR OF THE ISLAND
1965 - 1979
UNVEILED 9TH JUNE 1982 BY
HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS
THE PRINCE OF WALES


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