A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Ryde -
- St Michael's Road War Memorial -

Location

At St Michael's Church, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3DX.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40846
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Michael's Church is Listed Grade II*. It is not known whether the Listing covers the boundary wall on which this plaque is situated.
 
Description

A stone plaque on the wall of the Church Hall of St Michael's Church marking the air raid on the area in 1941. St Michael's Road was named Church Road at the time. Trees were planted in 1950 to mark those who were killed; some trees were replaced in 1992.

A plaque was erected in nearby Swanmore Middle School in May 1993 - no details of this are known.

See Ryde Borough World War II Memorial for other Ryde names.

Memorial

Ryde St Michael's Road War memorial
 
Ryde St Michael's Road
 
Inscription


APRIL 1950
THE TREES IN THIS ROAD HAVE BEEN
PROVIDED MAINLY THROUGH VOLUNTARY
CONTRIBUTIONS MADE BY RESIDENTS
OF THE DISTRICT, AS A LIVING MEMORIAL
TO THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES BY ENEMY
ACTION IN THIS AREA ON JUNE 22ND 1941


Further Information
 
12 people were killed; those who died were :

NameageAddressLinks
Mrs Annie Louise Cantwell 61 26 Church Street CWGC record ...
Mrs May Isobel Cantwell 20 26 Church Street CWGC record ...
Emily Ethel May Dimmick 42 18 Church Street CWGC record ...
Mrs Nellie Gertrude Dunk 32 22 Church Street CWGC record ...
Stephen Louis Dunk 8 22 Church Street CWGC record ...
Anthony Frederick Monk 4 25 Church Street CWGC record ...
Leonard George Monk
Sjt, Home Guard
36 25 Church Street CWGC record ...
Michael Rhodes 4 22 Church Street CWGC record ...
Mollie Barbara Walls 19 14 Church Street CWGC record ...
Douglas Reginald Willcox 17 mths 24 Church Street CWGC record ...
John Brian Willcox 2 mths 24 Church Street CWGC record ...
Mrs Mabel Ivy Willcox 38 24 Church Street CWGC record ...


 
 

 
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