A Poppy
A Poppy

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

Location

At St John's Church, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, PO38 3BZ
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 21892  
 
Historic England Listing Status

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

Cross, with panels bearing the names of Great War and World War II names.

Designed by Frank Moorman of Ventnor, unveiled 8th October 1920 by HRH Princess Beatrice. Service conducted by the Rev R. Heaton.
Memorial

Wroxall War memorial
 
HRH Princess Beatrice at the unveiling service : Wroxall War memorial
HRH Princess Beatrice at the unveiling service in 1920
photo courtesy of Gordon Childs

Wroxall War memorial
 
Wroxall War memorial
 
Wroxall War memorial
 
Wroxall War memorial
 
Wroxall War memorial
 
Inscription


A MEMORIAL TO
WROXALL MEN
WHO LAID DOWN
THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 19
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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
NameCWGC LinksOther links
 
1914 - 19
 
GEORGE ABBOTT CWGC record ...
CHARLES ASH CWGC record ... Biographical information
CUTHBERT E BRISLEY CWGC record ...
PERCY BEATTIE-CROZIER CWGC record ... Inscription on family headstone in Wroxall Cemetery
Biographical information
JOHN COOK CWGC record ... Buried at 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery, Gallipoli
Biographical information
FRANK COBB No CWGC record Frank Cobb died of TB on 17th March 1917 at Lucknow House, Wroxall. He was 23. On his Death Certificate he is shown as being a Motor Lorry Driver (Naval Pensioner) and the death was notified by his widow M A C Cobb.
His name also appears on the Shalfleet War Memorial window at St Michael's Church
CHARLES CHEETHAM CWGC record ...
JAMES CHIVERTON No CWGC record
CHARLES COSH CWGC record ... Biographical information
WILLIAM FLETCHER CWGC record ... Served as William de la Flechere following service with the French Foreign Legion
Biographical information
HERBERT GALLOP CWGC record ... not found
ARTHUR GIBBS CWGC record ...
WILLIAM GRAY CWGC record ...
JOHN S HEARN CWGC record ... Biographical information
E C MORRIS LAYTON CWGC record ... Memorial plaque in St John's Church
Biographical information
PERCY MARCH CWGC record ... Biographical information
WILLIAM MITCHELL CWGC record ...
JACK MORRIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
HARRY RIDGES CWGC record ... Edward Henry Ridges Biographical information
EDGAR WALLIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
GEORGE WALLIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
HORACE WALLIS CWGC record ... Biographical information
EDGAR WHITE CWGC record ...
CUTHBERT S WINSLOW CWGC record ... Shirley Cuthbert Winslow
 
1939 - 1945
 
ALFRED ABBOTT CWGC record ... Biographical information
CHARLES BUCKELL CWGC record ... Biographical details and photographs
JACK CROUCH CWGC record ... Biographical information
ERNEST FINNERAN CWGC record ...
RALPH JAMES CWGC record ... Frederick Ralph James
MURIEL MORRIS CWGC record ... Commemorated at Wroxall Methodist Church
Biographical information
JOHN MONK CWGC record ... not found This may be an incorrect entry, which should be Alfred James Monk
GILBERT NEWNHAM CWGC record ... Biographical information
JACK SIMPKINS CWGC record ... Biographical information
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Others associated with Wroxall (WW I) :
Charlie Jacobs CWGC record ...

Born in Wroxall, Son of John Henry and Elizabeth Jane Jacobs of Southampton.
Ernest Charles Wheeler CWGC record ...

Born in Godshill. Lived in West Ham before returning to Isle of Wight about 1912. Died in 1920 of heart disease while serving with Hampshire Regiment.
Buried at Wroxall Cemetery

Additional research by Ian Broad of Shalfleet

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Page last updated : 19 December 2014 (added CWGC link for William Fletcher / de la Flechere)


 
 

 
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