A Poppy
A Poppy

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

Location

In the grounds of St Mary's Church, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DQ.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21720  
 
English Heritage Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Grade I 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

Designer not known.

Dedicated by the Bishop of Southampton (Dr Macarthur) on 3 April 1921.


Isle of Wight County Press, 9 April 1921 (not all the report has been copied)

See also :

Brading : Town Hall : Roll of Honour
Memorial
click image to enlarge this photo of the dedication ceremony
Dedication ceremony. Photo courtesy of Dr Ruth Waller, originally from the collection of Molly Pewsey of Brading.

Brading : War Memorial : in the 1920's
 
Brading : War Memorial
 
Inscription


IN GRATEFUL
MEMORY OF
BRADING MEN
WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN
THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

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AND IN THE
WORLD WAR
1939 - 45



Names recorded

WW I names  
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- ROYAL NAVY -
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ERNEST C BAKER CWGC record ...
ERNEST W FOWLER CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
HARRY HINKS CWGC record ...
ROBERT J SHEATH CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
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- ARMY -
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JOHN F A WODEHOUSE CWGC record ... Wodehouse Memorial Chair, St Mary's Church, Cowes
GEORGE H ABBOTT CWGC record ...
JESSE H BARTON CWGC record ...
WILLIAM F BRETT CWGC record ...
FREDERICK BUTCHER CWGC record ... Biographical Information
PERCY CAWDELL CLEAL CWGC record ...
FRANK J DOWDEN CWGC record ...
GERVASE FARDELL CWGC record ... Fardell Memorial in St Mary's Church
GEORGE FRY CWGC record ...
LUKE HARBOUR CWGC record ...
ERNEST H HARMSWORTH CWGC record ...
HARRY HAWKINS CWGC record ...
Walter Harry Hawkins
JOSEPH JACKSON CWGC record ... Memorial stone in Brading URC Churchyard
WILLIAM JACKSON CWGC record ... Buried in Brading URC Churchyard
EDWIN H JACOBS CWGC record ...
WILLIAM JOHNSON CWGC record ...
WALTER JOY CWGC record ...
Samuel Walter Joy
FREDERICK J PINK CWGC record ...
GEORGE PRICE CWGC record ...
VICTOR STREET CWGC record ...
HAROLD TAYLOR CWGC record ...Buried in St Mary's Churchyard
IVAN J TAYLOR CWGC record ... not found
FRANK WHEWAY CWGC record ...
H LUTHER WICKENS CWGC record ...
Veteran Affairs Canada record ...
ELLIS WILLIAMS CWGC record ...
FREDERICK R WILLIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
DONALD WRIGHT CWGC record ...
VICTOR WRIGHT CWGC record ...
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WW II names
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WILLIAM J GORDON BLACK CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
DAVID ALAN DADSWELL CWGC record ...
WILLIAM JOSEPH DEACON CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
H.M.S. Royal Oak sinking
DESMOND EASTMAN CWGC record ...
LAWRENCE DESMOND ELDRIDGE CWGC record ... Buried in Brading St Mary's Churchyard
Commemorated on the Fire Services Panel at
Shanklin War Memorial
Also commemorated on the
National Memorial of the United Kingdom Fire Service near St Paul's Cathedral in London.
LESLIE NORMAN HARRISON CWGC record ...
CHARLES HENRY JAMES HUCK CWGC record ... Constable in the Police War Reserve
Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
EDWARD HERBERT HUMBER CWGC record ...
FREDERICK C LEGGE CWGC record ...
Frederick Clifford Legg
ROY FINLAY CWGC record ... Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial, London
Biographical information
BERNARD SMITH CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Brading St Mary's Churchyard
CHARLES SPRACK CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death
RICHARD FRANCIS STAY CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death
JOHN WASHINGTON CWGC record ...
George John Charles Washington
PERCIVAL A H WOODMORE CWGC record ... Buried in Venray War Cemetery
(photo of headstone on Flickr)
DENYS WOODMORE CWGC record ...
JOHN HENRY WRIGHT CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death
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Others associated with Brading : World War I
James George Bench CWGC record ... IWCP Death notice (19 May 1917) gives "Killed in action (previously reported missing) on the Salonica Front, 2nd Lieut James George Bench, Hampshire Regiment, second son of the late Ernest Charles Bench, formerly of Brading."
Geoffrey James Tilley CWGC record ... Son of George and Alice Jane Tilley, of 3, Wildemuth Villas, Newport Rd., Aldershot.
IWCP Death notice (28 Apr 1917) gives "late of Nunwell Park, Brading".
Originally from Laverstock, Wiltshire, enlisted at Aldershot;
it is not know what his connection with Nunwell was.
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Others associated with Brading : World War II
Harold John Reid CWGC record ... CWGC record : Home Guard; River Warden. Son of John Thomas and Bertha Reid, of Brading House, Brading, Isle of Wight; husband of Edith Florence Reid, of 55 Western Road, Haywards Heath, Sussex. Died at Tower Pier, 10 May 1941 aged 38.
Acknowledgements :

Thanks to Dr Ruth Waller for the image of the dedication ceremony, originally from the collection of the late Molly Pewsey.


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Page last updated : 9 Sept 2015 (added photo of dedication ceremony)


 
 

 
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