A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Brighstone St Mary the Virgin Cemetery -
- H Hollis -

Location

In St Mary the Virgin Cemetery, Brighstone, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

 
Description

Private headstone. Additional inscription.
Headstone

Brighstone St Mary : Hollis
 
Inscription


SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
AMELIA (MINNIE) HOLLIS
WIDOW OF
FREDERICK HOLLIS
OF APPLEFORD FARM, GODSHILL
WHO DIED AT LIMERSTONE, NOV 15TH 1919
AGED 58 YEARS
"JESUS HATH DIED THAT I MIGHT LIVE,
MIGHT LIVE TO GOD ALONE,
IN HIM ETERNAL LIFE RECEIVE,
AND BE IN SPIRIT ONE"

ALSO TO THE MEMORY OF
HENRY (TED) HOLLIS
SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO WAS KILLED AT ZEEBRUGGE
APRIL 23RD 1918, AGED 21 YEARS
"LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT, AMID THE ENCIRCLING GLOOM
LEAD THOU ME ON:
NIGHT IS DARK AND I AM FAR FROM HOME
LEAD THOU ME ON:
KEEP THOU MY FEET: I DO NOT ASK TO SEE
THE DISTANT SCENE: ONE STEP ENOUGH FOR ME"



 
Further Information


CWGC record ...

Also commemorated by a memorial plaque in Brighstone St Mary's Church


 


 
 

 
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