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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Binstead War Memorial -

Location

At the corner of Binstead Hill and Church Road, Binstead.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21715  
 
Historic England Listing Status

The War Memorial is not Listed
 
Isle of Wight Council Local Listing Status

The War Memorial has been included in the list of structures of Local importance held by the Isle of Wight Council (June 2008).
 
Description and history

A Portland stone cross of remembrance on a three stage hexagonal base.

The Memorial was designed and erected by T and J Ellery of Ryde, at a cost of £150.

The land on which the Memorial is built was given by Mr John Willis Fleming, whose son, 2/Lt R T C Willis Fleming, was killed in the War.

The Memorial was unveiled by Mrs Willis Fleming and dedicated by the Rector of Binstead, on 18th September 1920.

The Memorial was cleaned and the lettering renewed in the Summer of 2008.
Memorial

Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 
Binstead War Memorial
 

The Village Binstead I.O.W. Friths postcard, posted 1974.
[click on this image to enlarge]





Isle of Wight County Press, 25 September 1920
Inscription


IN
MEMORY OF
THOSE OF BINSTEAD
WHO MADE THE
GREAT SACRIFICE
1914 - 1919
"THEIR NAME LIVETH
FOR EVERMORE"
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IN
UNDYING MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE
IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR
1939-1945



 

Names recorded

WW I names  
-------
FREDERICK BAKER
PTE. A.S.C. M.T.
CWGC record ...
JAMES BOYCE
L/CPL. GRENADIER GUARDS
CWGC record ... Additional Inscription on family headstone at Binstead Cemetery (RSHG).
HERBERT BUCKINGHAM
PTE. 75TH CANADIANS
CWGC record ... Veteran Affairs Canada record ...
HARRY CLEMENTS
1ST CL. STOKER H.M.S. "PENARTH"
CWGC record ... Biographical Information
ALBERT COOKE
L/CPL. 1ST HANTS.
CWGC record ...
ARNOLD COOKE
PTE. 1ST KING'S LIVERPOOLS
CWGC record ...
ARTHUR COGGER
S.M. 11TH HANTS.
CWGC record ... Biographical information
-------
ALBERT CORNEY
DRIVER R.F.A.
CWGC record ...
JOHN ALGAR COX
PTE. EAST LANCS
CWGC record ...
FRED DYER
PTE. D.C.L.I.
CWGC record ...
RICHARD C WILLIS-FLEMING
2ND LIEUT. R.H.A.
CWGC record ...
AUBREY FRAMPTON
PTE. R. IRISH GUARDS
CWGC record ...
DAVID GUTHRIE
CHAPLAIN EAST LANCS.
CWGC record ...
WILLIAM FRANK GODWIN
PTE D.C.L.I.
CWGC record ...
-------
GEORGE HARRIS
1ST CLASS P.O. H.M. COASTGUARD
HORACE PERCIVAL JOLLIFFE
SGT. 47TH CANADIANS
CWGC record ... Veteran Affairs Canada record ...
WILLIAM LANE
L/CPL 1/8TH HANTS.
CWGC record ...
FRED MEECHAM
STOKER H.M.S. "INVINCIBLE"
CWGC record ...
FRANK MEECHAM
PTE. WORCESTER REGT.
CWGC record ...
ARTHUR CAPEL MORRIS
LIEUT R.F.C.
CWGC record ... Notes on inscription - should be Royal Munster Fusiliers
JOHN ROGER
MED. ATD. 10TH SEC. FRENCH ARMY
 
-------
SIDNEY RUSSELL
PTE. 1/8TH HANTS.
CWGC record ... Biographical Information
THOMAS RUSSELL
PTE. QUEENS O.W. SURREY
CWGC record ... Buried in Bedford House Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
HARRY SHEPPARD
PTE 1/8TH HANTS.
CWGC record ...
H. GARTSIDE TIPPING
LIEUT. COM. R.N.R.
CWGC record ...
MARY S. GARTSIDE TIPPING
(CROIX DE GUERRE) W.E.C.
  Biographical Information for Lt-Cdr and Mrs Gartside-Tipping
FRED GEORGE WALKER
PTE. GRENADIER GUARDS
CWGC record ... Biographical Information
WILLIAM YEATES
PTE. 10TH HANTS.
CWGC record ...
-------
WW II names
-------
ANTHONY LANGTON
FLIGHT/LT
CWGC record ... Buried at Gatcombe St Olave's Churchyard
EDGAR JAMES BOYCE LAVERS
C.P.O. R.N.
CWGC record ... Additional Inscription on family headstone at Binstead Cemetery (RSHG).
ARTHUR DOUGLAS MCLAUGHLAN-SLATER
MAJOR
CWGC record ...
DENNIS PALMER
SGT. PILOT R.A.F.
CWGC record ... Buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery
-------
ALFRED RANN
CPL. R.E.
CWGC record ... Biographical Information
ERIC SHEPPARD
SGT. PILOT R.A.F.
CWGC record ... Buried in Binstead Cemetery
JOHN KENNETH SMITH
SGT. PILOT R.A.F.
CWGC record ...
GEOFFREY YEALLAND
PAYMASTER SUB/LIEUT. R.N.
CWGC record ...
CLEMENT JOHN YOUNG
MERCHANT NAVY
CWGC record ...

Also associated with Binstead but not recorded on the Memorial : WW I

WILLIAM HENRY CLAY
1ST LIFE GUARDS
CWGC record ... Born in Quorn, Leicestershire, enlisted at Windsor. Son of William and Ellen Clay, of Kennels, Binstead, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Died 27th April 1915.
ROLAND WYLES PAYTON
London Regiment (London Irish Rifles)
CWGC record ... Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. T Payton, of "The Retreat", Arnold Rd., Binstead, Isle of Wight, late 99, Nightingale Lane, Hornsey, London. Died 26th March 1918.

Also associated with Binstead but not recorded on the Memorial : WW II

HAROLD EMMETT BROADSMITH
ROYAL AIR FORCE
CWGC record ... Biographical Information
HARRY EVERARD WEBSTER
South Wales Borderers
CWGC record ... Buried in Banneville-la-Campagne Cemetery, Normandy

 

Binstead War Memorial (1920s postcard)
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Page last updated 21 December 2015 : (added report of dedication service)


 
 

 
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