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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Ryde St John's Cemetery : Bertram William Sheath -

Location

In St John's Cemetery, Ryde, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Standard CWGC headstone. WW I pattern.

With Private headstone

Grave location P 7.
Headstone

Ryde St John's B Sheath
 
Inscription


B SHEATH
ORDINARY SEAMAN R.N. J/65591
H.M.S. DREADNOUGHT
24TH JULY 1918 AGE 19
+


 

BERTRAM
THE BELOVED SON OF
HENRY AND ELIZABETH SHEATH
WHO DIED JULY 24TH 1918
AGED 19 YEARS

GONE FROM US BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
SWEETEST THOUGHTS [...]
[...]


 
Further Information

Bertram William Sheath
 
Son of : Henry Sheath and Elizabeth Sheath (née Strong), of Moreton Cottage, Crossways, Ryde.
 
Born : 2 December 1898, Ryde. (From R.N. record).
 
Census Information :
 
1901 : Henry and Ann [sic] Sheath, with their children including Burte [sic] aged 2, are at 9 High Park Terrace, Oakfield, Ryde. Henry Sheath is a Labourer.
 
1911 : Henry and Elizabeth Sheath, with their children including Bertie aged 12, are at Moreton Cottage, Crossways, Ryde. Henry Sheath is a Gardener.
 
Service Information :
 
OS J/65591 Bertram Sheath, H.M.S. Dreadnought, Royal Navy.
 
Died : 24 July 1918, aged 19.
 
The CWGC headstone appears to be a newer installation to replace the older headstone whose inscription is almost illegible

CWGC record ...
 
RSHG record ...
 

 
Commemorated on these Memorials :
 
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 12
Ryde St John's Church War Memorial
Seaview Parish War Memorial
Seaview St Peter's Church War Memorial

Headstone

Ryde St John's B Sheath
 


 
 

 
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