A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Porchfield -
- Village War Memorial -

Location

On the green outside the Village Hall, Corf Road, Porchfield, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21814
 
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

An obelisk bearing the names of the Porchfield men who died in both World Wars.

The original wooden cross was replaced by the present memorial, due to the deterioration in the original wooden structure.

See also the Methodist Church War memorial plaque in the Village Hall.
Memorial

Porchfield : War memorial : dedication
 
Porchfield : present War memorial
 
Porchfield : present War memorial
 
Inscription


"LEST WE FORGET"
1914 - 1918
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names as given below
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1939 - 1945
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name as given below
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The inscription on the original wooden cross read ...
 

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF PORCHFIELD AND NEWTOWN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR
...


Further Information

NameLinks
World War I  
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BERTIE BENNETT CWGC record ...
WALTER GOODMAN CWGC record ...
HARRY SAUNDERS CWGC record ...
CHRISTOPHER BUCKETT CWGC record ...
GEOFFREY GREATOREX CWGC record ...
ALFRED STEPHENS CWGC record ...
ALBERT FORD CWGC record ... Buried at Parkhurst Military Cemetery
CHARLES OSBOURNE CWGC record ...
ARTHUR THOMPSON CWGC record ... Buried at Woods Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
GEORGE PRAGNELL CWGC record ... George Prangnell
   
World War II  
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AUBREY BUTLER CWGC record ...

 
Additional research : Ian Broad
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Page last updated : 3 November 2016


 
 

 
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