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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Parkhurst -
- Camp Hill Prisoners War Memorial - RC -

Location

In the Roman Catholic Chapel, HMP Camp Hill, Parkhurst, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40801
 
Description

Brass plaque.

Unveiled and dedicated on Friday 20th January 1922 by the Rev Monsignor Watson, V.G.

Thanks to the Governors and Officers of HMP Camp Hill for permission to record and photograph the Prison memorials
Memorial

Camp Hill Prisoners War memorial - RC
 
Inscription


IN MEMORY OF

P.D.1525TH BATT M.G.C., DIED OF WOUNDS, ITALY
P.D.173SPECIAL COMPANY, R.E., KILLED IN ACTION, FRANCE
P.D.180LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS, KILLED BY SNIPER
P.D.87FIREMAN, S.S. KELVIN BANK, TORPEDOED AT SEA

WHO VOLUNTEERED FROM THIS PRISON,
AND FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
----
R.I.P.


 
Further Information

PD No : NameUnitLinks
P.D. 152 : Private P Witton 5th Batt, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) CWGC record ...
P.D. 173 : Pioneer J H Jones 3td Batt, Special Brigade, Royal Engineers CWGC record ...
P.D. 180 : Private Edward Forster Taylor 'Z' Coy, 17th Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers CWGC record ...
P.D. 87 : Fireman Hugh Riley S.S. Kelvinbank (Glasgow), Mercantile Marine CWGC record ...

Thanks to Kenneth Tyrrell for supplying details of the Prisoners' names and service details


 
 

 
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