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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Carisbrooke -
- Parish War Memorial -

Location

In the churchyard of St Mary's Church, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, PO30 1SS.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21737
 
English Heritage Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade I. Since the War Memorial is situated within the curtilage of the Church, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Stone cross. Base has 2 panels for WW I names, a plaque for WW II, and a later panel for the WW II names.

Erected by public subscription, and unveiled 8th May 1921 by Lady Seely. Dedicated by the Bishop of Southampton.

A small plaque with no names, in recognition of the World War II losses, was installed in 1994, funded by the Daisy Rich Trust, and the Newport and Carisbrooke branch of the Royal British Legion.
A panel giving the names of 18 men who died in World War II was added in 2001.
A further Great War name was added to the 1939-45 panel in 2002 or 2003.
The name of G Goulding who died in the Malayan Emergency has also been added.

The additional Portland stone panel was executed by Wight Stonemasonry Ltd.
Memorial

Carisbrooke War memorial
 
Carisbrooke War memorial
 
Carisbrooke War memorial
 
Carisbrooke War memorial
 
Carisbrooke War memorial

[G Goulding's name was added after this photograph was taken; it is just discernible on the image below]
 
Carisbrooke War memorial

Carisbrooke War memorial unveiling
 
Carisbrooke War memorial unveiling
 
Carisbrooke War memorial unveiling
 
Carisbrooke War memorial unveiling
 
The unveiling ceremony on 8th May 1921
Photographs by H Hallier of Newport, reproduced from postcards kindly loaned by Alan Leach of Carisbrooke
Inscription


ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
------
"THEIR NAME LIVETH EVERMORE"


 

TO THE PEOPLE OF CARISBROOKE WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE WAR 1939 - 45

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM


Name Links
(World War I) 
---------------- 
BALLARD E CWGC record ...  
BRADLEY W CWGC record ... Buried at Northwood Cemetery (Cowes)
BROMWELL A CWGC record ... Buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Ypres
BROWN G D CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
COWARD A C CWGC record ... Buried at 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli
DORE F CWGC record ...
DRUDGE A E CWGC record ...
DYER W H CWGC record ...
FISK S J CWGC record ... Memorial plaque in St Mary's Church
GINGER S CWGC record ... Buried at 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli
GOODMAN T H CWGC record ... Commemorated also on the
Family headstone at Ryde Borough Cemetery
HALL G CWGC record ...
HUMBER R W CWGC record ...
JAMES A V CWGC record ... Biographical information
KNOTT S J CWGC record ... Biographical Information
LOCK F W CWGC record not found
MEETCHAM G CWGC record ...
MOREY C W CWGC record ...
OSBOURN C E CWGC record ...
OVERS W J CWGC record ...
PIPER T CWGC record ... Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial, London
PLUCKNETT W G CWGC record ... Commemorated also on the
Family headstone at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
RANN A C CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
RACKETT E W CWGC record ...
RAYNER C F CWGC record ...
READ C T CWGC record ...
RICE E J CWGC record ... Buried at Aeroplane Cemetery West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
ROGERS C F CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
SALTER O CWGC record ... Biographical information
SAUNDERS A CWGC record ...
SCOTT W CWGC record ...
SHEAF G CWGC record ...
SHEEN D CWGC record ... Buried at Potijze Chateau Wood Cemetery
SIBBECK H F CWGC record ...
H F Sibbick
SIBBECK L CWGC record ...
A L Sibbick
SIBBECK R CWGC record ...
R R Sibbick
SIMMONDS A E CWGC record ...
STARK E F CWGC record ... Biographical information
STARK F C CWGC record ...
STAY C CWGC record ...
THOMAS C CWGC record ...
H C Thomas
VESSEY V CWGC record ...
VINCENT C G CWGC record ...
WALES C CWGC record ...
WICKENS A L CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
Australian Imperial Forces Project record ...
Commemorated also on the
Family headstone at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
WILLIAMS C F CWGC record ...
WILLSTEAD E G CWGC record ... Biographical information
   
1939 - 1945 
  
W BENSTEAD CWGC record ...
B BLOW CWGC record ...
Albert Frederick Blow
R CHAM CWGC record not found
C COOPER CWGC record ...
L COX CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
Biographical information
W ELLIOTT CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
Biographical information
L GATES CWGC record ...
R GROVES CWGC record ...
D MACPHERSON CWGC record ...
G MINSHALL CWGC record ...
R NORRIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
R PLUMLEY CWGC record ... HMS Hood Association record with photograph of R A H Plumley
D PRAGNELL CWGC record ...
Donald Thomas William Prangnell
M ROBBINS Possible CWGC record ...
E SPACEY Possible CWGC record ...
L WARD CWGC record ... Buried at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
P WARD CWGC record ... Commemorated at Carisbrooke Mount Joy Cemetery
J WHEATLEY CWGC record ...
   
MALAYA
1948 - 1959
 
   
G GOULDING Lieutenant, Royal Artillery. Born 1928, died 19 January 1954.
Commemorated at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

Goulding, GJ at NMA
Further Biographical information
   
1914 - 1919 
   
D HIRST CWGC record ...


Others not commemorated on Memorial : WW I
 
   
Charles Herbert Blake CWGC record ...
Veteran Affairs of Canada record ...
born in Carisbrooke 27 Apr 1897, emigrated to Canada in 1911
Reginald Edwin Bond CWGC record ... IW County Press, 13 March 1915 : "BOND - Killed in action on March 3rd in Persian Gulf, Major Reginald Edwin Bond, 4th Rajputs, second son of the late Colonel C.F. Bond, some time of Castle View, Carisbrooke, I.W., aged 44."
Alfred Bull CWGC record ... born in Carisbrooke according to Soldiers Died in the Great War; enlisted in Portsmouth.
Charles George CooperCWGC record ... born in Stepney, London, 1897. Son of Maurice H. and Mary J. Cooper, of High St., Carisbrooke, Newport, Isle of Wight. Died 21st March 1918.


Others not commemorated on Memorial : WW II
 
   
Albert Charles Graham CWGC record ... Stoker Petty Officer, R.N. Died at sea 14th Dec 1940. Husband of Marjorie R Graham (née Cham) of The Hays Dairy, Bowcombe. native of Portsmouth.
Dennis John Owens CWGC record ... Sergeant, Eastbourne Borough Police
National Police Memorial Roll of Honour
Alfred John Vardon CWGC record ... Private, Hampshire Regt. Son of John Alfred and A. Vardon; husband of Ruth Vardon, of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.
Buried at St Manvieu Cemetery, Normandy
Albert James Watts CWGC record ... AB, Royal Navy. Son of William and Susan Watts; husband of Dorothy Watts, of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.

Isle of Wight County Press, 27 July 1940

 
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Page last updated : 27 Dec 2015 (added A C Graham)


 
 

 
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