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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Bonchurch : War Memorial -

Location

In the grounds of St Boniface (new) Church, Bonchurch, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1NX.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21716  
 
English Heritage Listing Status

St Boniface Church is Grade II Listed. Since the War Memorial is situated within the curtilage of the Church, is it assumed that it is included within the Listing.
 
Description and history

A celtic cross with sword superimposed.
The cross is made of Caen stone, with a marble shaft.
Dedicated by the Rural Dean of East Wight, April 1920.
World War II names added in 1950.

See also :

St Boniface (new) Church Pulpit War Memorial
St Boniface (new) Church Roll of Honour
Memorial

Bonchurch War Memorial
 
Bonchurch War Memorial
  WW II Names on memorial
Inscription


TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF BONCHURCH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
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names as given below
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1939-45
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names as given below
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Names recorded

CWGC LinksOther links
WW I names  
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F. ANDREWS CWGC record ... Biographical information
E.E. BOUSFIELD CWGC record ... Bousfield memorial in St Boniface (new) Church
Biographical information
H.N. COTTON CWGC record ... Biographical information
Buried in St Boniface Churchyard
Court Providence No 5134 Ancient Order of Foresters War Memorial
G.E. HARBOURNE CWGC record ... Biographical information
H. HASTINGS CWGC record ... Biographical information
G. HITCHMAN CWGC record ... Biographical information
V. JOLLIFFE CWGC record ... Biographical information
B. MILLS CWGC record ... Biographical information
L.H. PROTHERO CWGC record ... Biographical information
T. REW CWGC record ... Biographical information
Court Providence No 5134 Ancient Order of Foresters War Memorial
G. RUSSELL CWGC record ... Biographical information
Russell memorial in St Boniface (new) Church
H.E. RUSSELL CWGC record ... Biographical information
W. SAUNDERS CWGC record ... Biographical information
H.E. SEWELL CWGC record ... Biographical information
G. STIRLING CWGC record ...
G Sterling
Biographical information
Also appears on Bembridge War Memorial
G. WHITE CWGC record ... Biographical information
G. WOODFORD CWGC record ... Biographical information
C. COSH CWGC record ... Biographical information
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WW II names
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A. KING CWGC record ... Biographical information
N.V. LOWE CWGC record ...
Hobson Victor Lowe
Buried in Banneville-la-Campagne Cemetery, Normandy
R.G. MORRIS CWGC record ... Buried in St Boniface Churchyard
J.E. PRICE CWGC record ... Buried in St Boniface Churchyard
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Others associated with Bonchurch, but not named on Memorial : WW II
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Roland Cecil Harris CWGC record ...
Civilian. Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Harris, of The Maples, Bonchurch, Isle of Wight; husband of Doreen Harris. Died in an aircraft crash 10 miles west of Jebel Banam, Iraq, 13th June 1941 aged 39.
ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, July 11, 1941 Page 2

DEATH
HARRIS. - Roland Cecil, dearly loved son of Una Muriel and Henry Harris, and brother of Percy and Fred Harris, in an aeroplane accident near Basra, on June 13th.
Harold Leslie Munt CWGC record ...
Married Ivy Ayres of Bonchurch. It is uncertain whether he lived in Bonchurch at any time.
ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, August 11, 1944 Page 2

ON ACTIVE SERVICE
MUNT. - In July, in Italy, Sergt. Harry Leslie Munt, dearly beloved husband of Ivy (née Ayres), and only son of Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Munt, of Chichester.

Page 2
KILLED IN ACTION. - We hear with regret of the death on active service in Italy of Sergt. Harry Leslie Munt, who married a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ayres, Westfield, Bonchurch. He had come safely through Dunkirk and the African Campaign.
William Aubrey Weeks CWGC record ...
Born in Bonchurch, on 19 March 1891, the son of William Weeks and Betsy Fanny Weeks, (née Brett). Stoker in the Royal Navy. Served in WW I; recalled for service in WW II, and died at the R.N. Haslar Hospital, Gosport, on 23 December 1944, of broncho-pneumonia and cardiac failure. Buried at Ventnor Cemetery.

 

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Page last updated : 3 September 2017 (added W A Weeks)


 
 

 
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