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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- St Helens Cemetery : James Harry Eade -

Location

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

Additional inscription on family headstone
Grave location : New plot, grave number unknown
Headstone

St Helens Cemetery : James Harry Eade
 
Inscription


IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF
A DEVOTED HUSBAND AND FATHER
ALFRED JOHN EADE
PASSED PEACEFULLY AWAY NOV 1ST 1939
AGED 60 YEARS
AT REST WITH "JIMMY"
ALSO OF OUR DARLING SON
JAMES HARRY EADE P.O.R.N.
"JIMMY"
WHO LOST HIS LIFE AT SCAPA FLOW
ON H.M.S. ROYAL OAK OCT 14TH 1939
AGED 27 YEARS

A BETTER GRIEF A SHOCK SEVERE
TO PART WITH THOSE WE LOVE SO DEAR
OUR LOSS IS GREAT WE'LL NOT COMPLAIN
BUT HOPE IN HEAVEN TO MEET AGAIN

ALSO OF
GEORGINA
WIFE OF ALFRED JOHN EADE
AND MOTHER OF JAMES AND LOUIS
DIED FEB 21ST 1966
AGED 89 YEARS


 
Further Information

P/MX 54409 James Harry Eade is shown as a Shipwright 4th Class in the CWGC records.
He is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval memorial.

Portsmouth RN Memorial : James Harry Eade

CWGC record ...
 

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY PRESS

Saturday, October 21, 1939 Page 7

LOSS OF THE BATTLESHIP ROYAL OAK.

15 ISLANDERS DROWNED, 8 SAVED.

[...]

Petty Officer Shipwright James Harry Eade, aged 27, youngest of four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Eade, of St. Michael's-road, St. Helens, who are in the Royal Navy. He joined about three years ago. He was apprenticed at Messrs. Woodnutts on the Duver, and played for both the St. Helens Cricket and Football Clubs. Last season he was the regular goalkeeper of the Football Club, and at cricket he was a reliable bat and a good fast bowler. He was also a member of the Royal I.W. (Artisans) Golf Club. In all his associations he was exceedingly popular by reason of his admirable sportsmanship.

Commemorated at :

Ryde Borough War Memorial WW II
St. Helens Parish War Memorial

Acknowledgements :

Janet Griffin for newspaper and other research.

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Page last updated : 19 December 2012 - links and newspaper report


 
 

 
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