A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Whippingham St Mildred's Churchyard : Isaac Foss -

Location

In St Mildred's Churchyard, Whippingham, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

Description

Additional plaque in family grave space.
Headstone

Whippingham St Mildred's Churchyard : Isaac Foss
 
Whippingham St Mildred's Churchyard : Isaac Foss
 
Inscriptions


In Loving Memory
of
GEORGE
THE DEARLY BELOVED HUSBAND OF
MINNIE FOSS
[...]
[...]


OUR DEAR SON
ISAAC FOSS
WHO FELL AT GALLIPOLI
12TH AUGUST 1915
AGED 24 YEARS
"PEACE"

 
Further Information

Isaac Foss, son of Joseph Foss and Sarah Foss (née Lowe) of Alverstone Cottages, Whippingham.

Born : 1892, Beaulieu, Hampshire. (Also the birthplace of his parents- the family appear to have moved to the Isle of Wight about 1894/5).

Census Information :

1901 : Joseph and Sarah Foss, with their children including George aged 16, and Isaac aged 9, are at Alverstone Cottage, Whippingham. Joseph Foss is a Farm labourer.

1911 : Joseph and Sarah Foss, with their children including Isaac aged 19, are at Alverstone Cottage, Whippingham. Joseph Foss is a Farm labourer; Isaac Foss is a Gardener (Domestic).

Service Details :

Rifleman 1566 Isaac Foss, 1/8th Bn., Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles).

Casualty Details :

Died : 12 Auguat 1915 aged 24.

Commemorated at : Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.

CWGC record ...
 

Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle Isle of Wight Rifles Memorial Panel 07
Newport Drill Hall Isle of Wight Rifles War Memorial
Newport Oddfellows War Memorial WW I
Whippingham War Memorial
Whippingham St Mildreds Church Roll of Honour


 


 
 

 
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