A Poppy
A Poppy

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

Location

At Memorial Garden, Church Hill, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38 3HY.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21806
 
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

A stone obelisk. Three name panels.

Originally located in School Road, the position of the memorial meant that services were difficult to hold.

Moved to the Memorial garden in 2000, forming a group with various memorial benches.

Memorial

Godshill : War memorial
 
Godshill : War memorial
 
Godshill : War memorial
 
Inscription


TO THE GLORY OF
GOD AND SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF
GODSHILL WHO DIED
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
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names as given below
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1939 - 1945
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names as given below
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Further Information

NameLinks
1914 - 1919
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A H ATTRILL CWGC record ... Biographical information
G A CHEVERTON CWGC record ...
H CRUTCHER CWGC record ...
H S DENNESS CWGC record ...
A G GIBBS CWGC record ...
A H GLADDIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
M HAYDEN No CWGC record, as he died in 1917 following discharge from the Army Biographical information
J H PARROTT CWGC record ... Buried at Freshwater (All Saints) Churchyard
F M RUSSELL CWGC record ... Biographical information
R J SAUNDERS CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
Buried in Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Biographical information
J S SHOTTON CWGC record ... Biographical information
R G SQUIBB CWGC record ... Biographical information
F THORNE CWGC record ... Buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
W WALKER Possible CWGC record ...
Others associated with Godshill :
Charles BREWER CWGC record ...
CWGC record gives : Son of Charles and Emily Brewer; husband of Louisa Marion Brewer (nee Sparrow), of 207, Grove St., Deptford, London. Native of Isle of Wight. The death notice in the Isle of Wight County Press of 25 August 1917 states "BREWER - July 14, killed in action in France, Charles Brewer of Godshill, eldest son of the late Mrs Brewer of Bournemouth, aged 25." Soldiers Died in the Great War gives his place of birth as Pokesdown, Hants.
Frank STEVENS CWGC record ...
CWGC record gives : Son of James and Elizabeth Mary Stevens, of Kennerley Cottages, Godshill. Wroxall Isle of Wight. The death notice in the Isle of Wight County Press of 8 Dec 1917 states "STEVENS - Nov ---, killed in action in France, Gr Frank Stevens youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Stevens of Pagham-cottages near Rookley, aged 25." Soldiers Died in the Great War does not give his place of birth, but does show he enlisted, and was resident, in Godshill.
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1939 - 1945
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J ABBOTT CWGC record ...
J ATTRILL CWGC record ...
F HODGES CWGC record ...
J WAY CWGC record ...
Godshill : War memorial
 
Godshill : War memorial
 
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Page last updated : 8 August 2011 (added link to Biography for F M Russell)


 
 

 
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