A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Newport Oddfellows Great War Memorial -

Location

Unity Hall, 19-20 St Thomas Square, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SG.

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

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40741
 
Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40742
 
Historic England Listing Status

19-20 St Thomas Square 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 plaque in the Hall of the Oddfellows premises, unveiled on Saturday 6th November 1920 by the Grand Master of the Manchester Unity.

In the report of the unveiling mention is made of a second plaque to commemorate the 125 Isle of Wight District members of the Oddfellows who died.

See also the World War II plaque for the Oddfellows.

Memorial

Newport : Oddfellows Great War memorial
 
Newport : Oddfellows Great War memorial
 
Inscription

HONOUR TO HEROES
1914 - 1919
LOYAL EARL YARBOROUGH LODGE OF ODDFELLOWS MU No 3738
IN LOVING AND EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
OF THE BRETHREN OF THE LOYAL
EARL YARBOROUGH LODGE OF ODDFELLOWS MU No 3738
WHO LEFT ALL THAT WAS DEAR TO THEM, ENDURED HARDNESS,
FACED DANGER, AND FINALLY PASSED OUT OF THE SIGHT OF MEN
BY THE PATH OF DUTY AND SELF SACRIFICE
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names as given below
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LET THEIR NAMES AND MEMORY BE REVERED

 

IN PROUD AND EVER GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE
125 BRETHREN
OF THE
ISLE OF WIGHT DISTRICT,
M.U.ODDFELLOWS,
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1919


 
Further Information
 
The Names as given on the memorial are augmented by their full names
as given in the Isle of Wight County Press 13th November 1920.

MemorialCounty PressLinks
 
T E ALEXANDER Thomas Edgar Alexander CWGC record ... Biographical information
W ANDREWS William Andrews CWGC record ... not found
F W J ASH Frederick William J Ash CWGC record ...
C G ASH Charles George Ash CWGC record ...
W G BIRCH William George Birch CWGC record ...
G D BROWN Graham Douglas Brown CWGC record ... Buried in Carisbrooke (Mount Joy) Cemetery
T COLEMAN Thomas Coleman CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
Biographical information
Commemorated at Lone Pine (Australian) Memorial, Gallipoli
F A CHIVERTON Frederick Arthur Chiverton CWGC record ...
F J CHIVERTON Frederick James Chiverton CWGC record ... Biographical Information
A E DOWNER Albert E Downer CWGC record ...
R DOWNER Reginald Downer CWGC record ...
I FOSS Isaac Foss CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family grave in St Mildred's Churchyard
E E GREY Edward Ernest Grey CWGC record ...
A C GRIST Alfred Charles Grist CWGC record ...
   
F W HOLLIS Frederick W Hollis CWGC record ...
J A HURRY John Augustus CWGC record ...
L N HATCHER Laurence Norman Hatcher CWGC record ...
L V JAMES Leslie Victor James CWGC record ... Biographical information
S J KNOTT Sidney J Knott CWGC record ... Biographical information
G W KENNEDY George Walter Kennedy CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
B J KENNEDY Bertram James Kennedy CWGC record ...
C E KNIGHT Charles Edwin Knight CWGC record ...
F C MALLARD Frederick Cecil Mallard CWGC record ... Buried at La Brique Military Cemetery
W J C MILLGATE William C J Millgate CWGC record ... Biographical Information
J NORRIS John Norris CWGC record ...
E W PAYN E W Payn CWGC record ...
A J H PRAGNELL Alfred John Henry Pragnell CWGC record ...
   
W G PLUCKNETT William George Plucknett CWGC record ... Commemorated also on the
Family headstone at Carisbrooke (Mount Joy) Cemetery
G M PRAGNELL George Mew Pragnell CWGC record ...
E J RICE Edgar James Rice CWGC record ... Buried at Aeroplane Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
L C RANN Leslie Claude Rann CWGC record ...
C J ROLFE Charles J Rolfe CWGC record ...
A E SIMMONDS Arthur E Simmonds CWGC record ...
H F SIBBICK Harry Froud Sibbick CWGC record ...
R SIBBICK Reginald Sibbick CWGC record ...
A L SIBBICK Alfred Leonard Sibbick CWGC record ...
R SAWYER Ralph Sawyer CWGC record ... Biographical information
A E STEGGLES Albert Edward Steggles CWGC record ...
E F STARK Ernest Frederick Stark CWGC record ... Biographical information
R M TULLIDGE Robert Milton Tullidge CWGC record ...
B H TULLIDGE Bernard H Tullidge CWGC record ...
   
A E TOSDEVIN Arthur E Tosdevin CWGC record ... Biographical information
F A URRY Frederick A Urry CWGC record ...
F G WEAVING Frederick George Weaving CWGC record ... Biographical information
A J WHITTINGTON Alfred James Whittington CWGC record ... Biographical information
W H WITHAM William Herbert Witham CWGC record ... Biographical information
F G WALKER Frederick George Walker CWGC record ... Biographical Information
A E WILTON Albert Edward Wilton CWGC record ... Buried in Carisbrooke (Mount Joy) Cemetery
Biographical information
W W WOOD William Walter Wood CWGC record ...
A L WHEELER Arthur Leslie Wheeler Probable CWGC record ...
H S WHITE Herbert Sidney White CWGC record ...
G H WOODFORD George Henry Woodford CWGC record ...
F WAREHAM Frank Wareham CWGC record ...
W C WHITE William C White CWGC record ...
C H WYATT C H Wyatt CWGC record ...
G B OSBORN (JUVENILE BRANCH)G B Osborn (Juvenile branch) CWGC record ...


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Page last updated : 18 October 2014 (added biography link for F G Walker)



 
 

 
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