A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Sandown Cemetery : F K Webster -

Location

In Sandown Cemetery, Sandown, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Grave location E 40.
Headstone

Sandown Cemetery : F K Webster
 
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JASPER KINNERSLEY WEBSTER
CAPTAIN ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO PASSED TO REST MAY 12TH 1933
AGED 57 YEARS
AND HIS BELOVED SON
PILOT OFFICER FRANK K WEBSTER
KILLED IN ACTION AUGUST 26TH 1940
AGED 26 YEARS
[...] SUNSET


 
Further Information

Pilot Officer 82682 F K Webster, 610 Sqn R.A.F.V.R., was a Battle of Britain Pilot, as indicated on the small wooden Remembrance cross

Pilot Officer Webster is also commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial at the RAF Museum, Hendon, London.

Pilot Officer Webster is also commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial unveiled in 2005 at the Embankment, London.
 
Pilot Officer Webster is also commemorated on the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent.
 

P/O F K Webster, Battle of Britain Memorial, Capel-le-Ferne


CWGC record ...
 
Frank Webster joined the RAFVR prior to the Second World War, and joined 610 Sqn at RAF Biggin Hill on the 28th July 1940. Flying Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I R6595 DW-O of 610 County of Chester Sqn, the aircraft was severely damaged by a Bf109ME at 12.40 hours on the 26th August 1940 during the Battle of Britain. He was killed when attempting to land at RAF Hawkinge, the aircraft catching fire.

P/O Webster came from Lake, Isle of Wight.

His name is also recorded on the Lake War Memorial

Information provided by : John Bloodworth

Remembrance cross from 2003

Sandown Cemetery : F K Webster
 


 
 

 
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