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

Location

In St Edmund's Churchyard, Wootton, Isle of Wight, PO33 4PZ
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21888  
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Edmund's Church is Listed Grade B. The War Memorial is separately listed at Grade II (2016 listing).
 
See Historic England Listing record Description

Obelisk, with panels bearing the names of Great War and World War II names. It was designed by John Harry Fulford (1887 - 1964), an architect, whose family lived at The Cedars. It was supplied by monumental mason F. Cooper of Newport.

The Memorial was unveiled and dedicated on 10 November 1935, and was originally sited closer to the Church.
The Memorial was refurbished and cleaned in 2012 with financial support from the local community and the War Memorials Trust.

An additional name was inscribed : Ian Sturton, Royal Air Force.
Memorial


 

 

 
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Isle of Wight County Press 16 November 1935
Inscription


THESE
MEN OF
WOOTTON &
DISTRICT GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE
SERVICE OF THEIR KING
AND COUNTRY 1914 - 1918
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names as given below
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"SEE TO IT YE WHO COME AFTER, THAT
THEIR NAME BE NOT FORGOTTEN"

AND OF
THOSE WHO FELL IN
1939 - 1945
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names as given below
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NORTHERN IRELAND
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name as given below
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Further Information

NameUnitLinks
 
1914 - 1918
 
J BARTON 8TH HANTS RGT CWGC record ...
N R COFFIN WARWICKSHIRE RGT CWGC record ...
N R Coffen
A GREENHAM 1/8TH HANTS RGT CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death (Wootton Bridge Historical website)
H C GUY 5TH GREN GDS CWGC record ...
J F HARVEY HMS NEWMARKET CWGC record ...
B S HAYLES HMS VICTORY CWGC record ...
H J MEW HMS INVINCIBLE CWGC record ...
E H MOWBRAY 2ND BERKS RGT CWGC record ...
P A RUSSELL 1ST HANTS RGT CWGC record ...
J SALMON 1/8TH HANTS RGT CWGC record ...
W WADMORE 2ND HANTS RGT CWGC record ...
H A WATSON 1/8TH HANTS RGT CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death (Wootton Bridge Historical website)
E J WEBB DORSET RGT CWGC record ...
W J MCDINE 1ST BLACK WATCH CWGC record ...
 
1939 - 1945
 
BULL, H ROYAL NAVY CWGC record ...
BURGESS, H ROYAL NAVY CWGC record ...
ELDRIDGE, J W H ROYAL NAVY CWGC record ...
MORRIS, F H ROYAL NAVY Probable CWGC record ...
PUDDY, R G ROYAL NAVY CWGC record ... H.M.S. Royal Oak sinking
LONG, B D KING'S DN GDS CWGC record ...
CHANDLER, L S ROYAL ENGINEERS CWGC record ... Biographical information
Buried at Bayeux War Cemetery in France
BRIGHT, G H ROYAL ARTILLERY CWGC record ...
SHEPPARD, K D ROYAL ARTILLERY CWGC record ...
STAY, A ROYAL ARTILLERY CWGC record ...
CLAYTON, P L ROYAL AIR FORCE CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death
JEATT, D J W MERCHANT NAVY CWGC record ...
MITCHISON, R C A.I.F. CWGC record ...
Australian War Memorial record ...
Biography and circumstances of death (Wootton Bridge Historical website)
BULL, G WOOTTON H.G. CWGC record ... Killed in a road accident, together with B V Killeen, on 19 October 1941
Biography and circumstances of death (Wootton Bridge Historical website)
KILLEEN, B V WOOTTON H.G. CWGC record ... Killed in a road accident, together with Lt A G H Bull, on 19 October 1941
Buried at Newport Borough Cemetery
PLEASE, W SPECIAL CONSTABLE No CWGC record Biography and circumstances of death (Wootton Bridge Historical website)
COX, C H ROYAL AIR FORCE CWGC record ... Biography and circumstances of death
STURTON, I
(Stirton, Ian Nicoll)
ROYAL AIR FORCE CWGC record ... Crusaders' Union Book of Remembrance at Westbrook House, Seaview
Photo and biography on 429 Sqn website
Buried in Usquert General Cemetery
(photo of headstone on Flickr)
 
NORTHERN IRELAND
 
P E SHEPPARD ROYAL ARTILLERY Headstone in St Edmund's Churchyard

Commemorated at the Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum


Others associated with Wootton not recorded on Memorial :

Thornton Loveless WilkinsonMajor, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regt.) CWGC record ... Died 17th May 1947, Age 38. Son of Cecil Thornton Wilkinson and of Mabel Wilkinson (nee Loveless), husband of Marguerite Wilkinson, of Wootton, Isle of Wight. Buried at Wotton-under-Edge Cemetery.

 
Link to :

Wootton Bridge Historical website
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page last updated 20 December 2015
(added report of Unveiling in 1935)


 
 

 
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