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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Cowes -
- St Mary's Church : Wyatt brothers Memorial -

Location

In St Mary's Church, Church Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8HA.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Not recorded by the Archive
 
Historic England Listing Status

St Mary's Church is Listed Grade II*. Since the Memorial forms part of the fabric of the building it is assumed that it is covered by the Listing.
 
Description

Bronze plaque, white lettering.
Memorial

Cowes : St Mary's Church : Wyatt brothers
 
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF
REGINALD WILLIAM WYATT
LOST AT THE EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE
11TH JANUARY 1940 AND
RONALD JAMES WYATT
LOST OFF THE FARNE ISLANDS NOVEMBER 1940


 
Further Information

Reginald William Wyatt born 1907, Cowes.

Ronald James Wyatt born 1913, Cowes.

Sons of : Edward Ernest William Wyatt and Emily Wyatt (née Poland) of Cowes.

Reginald Wyatt married, in 1932, Dorothy Jean Brown, at St Mary's Church, Cowes. One daughter, Jill, born 1934.

Census information :

1911 : Edmund and Emily Wyatt, with their children including Reginald aged 3, are at Devonshire Villa, Mill Hill, Cowes. Edward Wyatt is a House and Yacht Joiner.

Circumstances of death :

Reginald Wyatt died when the Trinity House supply vessel THV Vestal was lost while delivering stores to the Eddystone lighthouse. See Loss of THV Vestal

The circumstances of Ronald Wyatt's death are not known; he was a Chief Engineering Officer on the ss Sea Gem, and died on 30 October 1940 according to his CWGC record.

Both Reginald Wyatt and Ronald Wyatt are commemorated on this Memorial :

Cowes Town War Memorial (WW II)

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