A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- St Helens Cemetery : Ronald Newton Caws -

Location

In St Helens Cemetery, St Helens, Isle of Wight
 
Description

Additional inscription on family headstone
Headstone

St Helens Cemetery : Ronald Newton Caws
 
Image courtesy of Antony Barton
Inscription


IN
EVER LOVING MEMORY
OF
SILAS NEWTON CAWS
MASTER MARINER AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
FOR THE BOROUGH OF RYDE
BORN AT SEA VIEW ISLE OF WIGHT
MARCH 4TH 1845
ENTERED INTO REST JAN 21ST 1923
AT HIS RESIDENCE “GLENVILLE” RYDE
SAFE HOME, SAFE HOME IN PORT
AND OF HIS BELOVED WIFE
MARGARET JANE
DIED AT “GLENVILLE” RYDE
APRIL 9TH 1932 AGED 78 YEARS
O HAPPY SAINTS FOR EVER BLEST
IN THAT CALM HAVEN OF YOUR REST
ALSO
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF
RONALD NEWTON CAWS M.C.
CAPTAIN AND ADJT 10TH GLOUCESTER REGT
FOURTH SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR JULY 31ST 1917
IN HIS 28TH YEAR
AND WHOSE MORTAL REMAINS ARE BURIED AT MARBRICK, FLANDERS
THE GOLDEN EVENING BRIGHTENS IN THE WEST
SOON, SOON TO FAITHFUL WARRIORS COMES THEIR REST
SWEET IS THE CALM OF PARADISE THE BLEST.
ALLELUIA
HIS REMAINS HAVE SINCE BEEN REMOVED AND BURIED
BLEUE-MAISON MILITARY CEMETERY, EPERLECQUES

 
Further Information

Son of Capt. Silas Newton Caws, J.P. and Margaret Jane Caws, of Nettlestone, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
 
CWGC record ...

Commemorated at :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle



 
 

 
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