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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Clement Walter Creed -

Unknown person Name : Clement Walter Creed

Son of Thomas and Frances Creed of Marshwood, Dorset.

Born 1877, Broadwinsor, Dorset.

Married Louisa Lovegrove, née Milne, in Oct 1914.
  Census information :

1881 : Thomas and Francis Creed with their family including Clement, are at Filford, Marshwood, Dorset. He is a farmer of 150 acres employing 1 man and 1 boy.

1891 : Clement Creed is living with his cousin Charles Francis Bye at the Post Office in Newport Road, Niton. Charles Bye is the Sub Postmaster; Clement is a Telegraph Learner

1901 : Clement Creed is living with his cousin's widow Emma Bye at the Post Office in Newport Road, Niton. Emma Bye is the Postmistress; Clement is a Clerk &c (Post Office)

1911 : Clement Creed is living with his cousin's widow Emma Bye at the Post Office in Newport Road, Niton. Emma Bye is the Postmistress; Clement is her Assistant

  Service Details :

not known

Served in the "Volunteers" - presumed to be the Isle of Wight Volunteer Regiment.
  Casualty Details :

Died 6 November 1918, aged 42

Buried 9 November 1918 at St John's Churchyard, Niton, Isle of Wight.

No CWGC Record.
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Niton War Memorial
St John's Church, Niton, War Memorial
Niton Village Hall, Roll of Honour
County War Memorial
  Documents :

Clement Walter Creed made a will which left his effects of £230 11s 8d to his widow Louisa. The Wills Index gives his date of death as 6 Nov 1918 at the Royal IW County Hospital in Ryde.


Saturday, November 16, 1918 Page 1

b. - Nov. 6, at the Royal I.W. County Hospital, Clement Walter Creed, of Niton Post-office, aged 42.

Page 6

. - The death of the highly respected sub-postmaster, Mr. C.W. Creed, took place on November 6th, after a very long and painful illness patiently borne, at the age of 42. Mr. Creed, during his 30 years' connection with the Post-office, had gained the very highest esteem of all who were brought into contact with him, and his death is deeply regretted by the whole parish. The funeral took place at the Parish-church on Saturday amidst every sign of deepest sympathy for Mrs. Creed in her sad bereavement. The Rev. C.T. Carré officiating. The Volunteers attended as a mark of respect for their late comrade. Many beautiful floral tributes were sent, amongst which were those from: His loving wife, Knie; Jennie; Pattie and Arthur; Louie; Mrs. E. Eames; Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Prendergast; Mrs. and Miss Sells; Alice, Jack and Bertram; Mr. and Mrs. T. Hale and family; Mrs. G. Hayles and family; Mr. and Mrs. C. Jackson and family; Mr. and Mrs. G. Creeth; friends at Barberton; Mr. and Mrs. Baverstock; Mr. and Mrs. A. Butt and family; and Mr. and Mrs. A. Norris. - Mrs. Creed desires to thank her many kind friends for expressions of sympathy also for flowers sent.
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Page last updated : 12th August 2011 - thanks to Janet Griffin for newspaper research


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