A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC and other headstones -
- Totland -
- Christ Church George Alfred Dennett -

Location

In Christ Church Churchyard, Totland, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
Description

Additional inscription on family grave

Memorial

Totland Christ Church George Alfred Dennett headstone
 
Totland Christ Church George Alfred Dennett headstone
 
Totland Christ Church George Alfred Dennett headstone
 
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
GEORGE ALFRED DENNETT
1/8 HANTS REGT.
WHO FELL IN THE BATTLE OF GAZA
APRIL 19TH 1917
AGED 22 YEARS


Further Information

CWGC record ...

Commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel.

George Alfred Dennett was born in Sandown in 1895, the son of Arthur Pope Dennett and Frances Dennett (née White).

Census 1901 : the family are at Brickfields Cottages, Totland.
Census 1911 : the family are at West Green, Sheepwash, Freshwater. George's occupation is given as telegraph messenger.

George Alfred Dennett served as Rifleman 2730 (later 331042) 1/8th Bn Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles). He was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.

His brothers Arthur Henry (b. 1887) and Walter Edward (b. 1888) also served with the Hampshire Regiment in the Great War. Arthur Henry Dennett was awarded the Military Medal.

George Alfred Dennett is commemorated on these Isle of Wight War Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle Isle of Wight Rifles Memorial Panel 06
Newport Drill Hall Isle of Wight Rifles War Memorial
Totland Christ Church War Memorial
Totland War Memorial
 
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Page updated 20 March 2015 (added brothers' details)


 
 

 
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