A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Newport -
- Salvation Army War Memorial -

Location

In the Salvation Army Citadel, Pyle Street, Newport, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Newport Salvation Army War Memorial is not currently recorded by the War Memorials Archive.
 
Description

Fumed oak plaque. Unveiled Sunday 18 May 1947.

June 2008 : The Memorial is temporarily in storage pending refurbishment of the Hall. The Ryde Memorial plaque is also now in storage at Newport, and it is believed that a further plaque from the now-demolished Cowes Citadel is also in storage.

Memorial not visited by Memorials in Isle of Wight team
Information from Isle of Wight County Press 24 May 1947

Status as at Nov 2012 : The Newport plaque has apparently been donated to a relative of one of the men named; the Ryde plaque has not been mounted in the Newport Citadel as yet, and there is no information about a Cowes plaque having existed.
Memorial

Salvation Army War Memorial : no photo available
 
Inscription

exact inscription not yet recorded


IN THANKSGIVING TO GOD
AND IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
BERNARD P G STAGG
WHO LOST HIS LIFE
WITH THE R.A.F. IN MADRAS
ON MAY 18TH 1945
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WILLIAM G M DUNSTAN
KILLED AT GALLIPOLI
AUGUST 18TH 1915


 

Further Information
 
NameLinks
 
BERNARD STAGG CWGC record ...
Biography
WILLIAM DUNSTAN CWGC record ...
Buried at Hill 10 Cemetery, Gallipoli


 
 

 
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