A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- National Fire Service War Memorial -

Location

In Ryde Fire Station, Nicholson Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

This Memorial is not recorded by the War Memorials Archive.
 
Historic England Listing Status

This building is not Listed.
 
Description

A stone plaque naming National Fire Service men from Ryde who died in the Second World War.

Unveiled and dedicated on 4 May 1947 - see newspaper report below for details.

Originally sited in the Fire Station in Station Street, Ryde, it was relocated when the new Fire Station was built.
Memorial

Ryde Fire Station War Memorial
 
Inscription


NFS

H J DEWEY
C H WEEKS
A B BROWN
KILLED BY ENEMY ACTION
1939 - 1945



Further Information
 
Name Links     
 
Ldg Fireman H J DEWEY CWGC record ... Died 5th May 1942 in air raid on Cowes, at Marvin's Yard Buried at Ryde Borough Cemetery [RSHG record]
Fireman C H WEEKS CWGC record ... Died 5th May 1942 in air raid on Cowes, at Marvin's Yard
Fireman A B BROWN CWGC record ... Died 3rd January 1943 in air raid at Shanklin Fire Station

All three men are recorded on the Fire Services Memorial near St Paul's Cathedral in London.
 
Documents and newspaper cuttings
 

Isle of Wight County Press 10 May 1947
 
Acknowledgements
 
Thanks to Ann Ryder for the newspaper cutting
 
Page status
 
Page last updated : 1 February 2017 (added burial link for H J Dewey)


 
 

 
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