Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes -
- South African War Memorial -

Location

In the Maritime Museum, Cowes Library, Beckford Road, Cowes Isle of Wight, PO31 7SG.

Formerly in Northwood House, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8AZ, until about 2010. Originally in Cowes Town Hall.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21780
 
English Heritage Listing Status

Cowes Library, a former Chapel, is not listed.
 
Description

A painted wooden panel bearing the names of volunteers from Cowes who served in the South African Wars.
Memorial

Cowes South African War memorial
 
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Inscription


This tablet was placed in the Town Hall by
the Chairman and Members of the Urban
District Council and fellow Townsmen
of Cowes in honour of those belonging to the
Town and neighbourhood who so nobly
volunteered for service in South Africa
during the Boer War 1900 - 01 - 02.

Samuel Lee J.P.
Chairman


 
Names recorded

Volunteers and Yeomanry

No Rank Names
Captain Richard P Grant }
2179 Lance Corporal Frederick C Peach } H Company 5th
3228 Private Ernest H Caws } I.of.W. P. B.
1197 Do. James Chiverton } V/B The Hampshire Regt
2921 Do. Frederick C Cooper }
3223 Do. George H Webb }
Trooper Sisera Dredge IoW Yeomanry
Do. Basil Grant Do.
6310 Do. Stephen Nockolds 62nd Compy Imp Yeomanry
250 Driver W G Warne (P.A.O.) Cape Field Artillery
1378 Private F T F Watts City Imperial Volunteers
7183 Do. George Watts 2nd North Staffs V/B
3277 Lance Corporal George W Guy H Compy 5th Hants Regt V/B
3545 Private Percy C Faulkner Do. Do.
Captain Philip Perceval Imp Yeomanry


 
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Page last updated : 5 May 2012 (noted relocation to Library / Maritime Museum)


 
 

 
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