A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Sandown -
- Christ Church -
- Walter Henry Mumby Memorial -

Location

In Christ Church, The Broadway, Sandown, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk
 
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40835
 
Historic England Listing Status

Christ Church is Listed Grade II. Since the Memorial forms part of the Church fabric, it is assumed to be covered by the Listing.
 
Description

A brass memorial plaque.
Memorial

Sandown Christ Church W H Mumby memorial
Inscription


IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND
WALTER HENRY MUMBY
CORPORAL, M.T. A.S.C.
DROWNED BY TORPEDOING OF THE TRANSPORT "ARCADIAN"
IN THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN ON SUNDAY APRIL 15TH 1917
2ND SON OF THE LATE JOHN WASHINGTON MUMBY
OF RIVERHEAD, SEVENOAKS


 
Further Information

Walter Henry Mumby

Son of John Washington Mumby and Jemima Eliza Mumby (née Reid) of Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Born : 1876, Riverhead, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Married : 1908, Evelyn Mary Garland, at Christ Church, Sandown.

Child : Gerald Washington (b. 1910).

Census Information :

1881 : John and Jemima Mumby, with their children including Walter aged 4, are at The Poplars, Sevenoaks, Kent. John Mumby has 'no occupation'.

1891 : John and Jemima Mumby, with their children including Walter aged 14, are at The Poplars, Bradbourne Road, Sevenoaks, Kent. John Mumby is 'living on own means'.

1901 : not located

1911 : Walter and Evelyn Mumby, with their son Gerald aged 1, are at Heathcote, Lake Road, Sandown. Walter Mumby is an Auctioneer and Estate Agent.

Service Information :

Corporal DM2/207454 Walter Henry Mumby, 895th M.T. Coy., Army Service Corps.

Casualty Information

Died : 15 Apr 1917, aged 41.

Commemorated at : Mikra Memorial, Greece.

CWGC record ...

IWCP 2 June 1917 W H Mumby notice
From the Isle of Wight County Press 2 June 1917.

HT "Arcadian" was torpedoed and sunk on 15 April 1917, 41.5 kilometres north east from the island of Milo (Melos), carrying reinforcements for Egypt. The troops lost when the "Arcadian" was torpedoed are commemorated on the Mikra Memorial, Thessalonika, Greece.

Also commemorated on these Memorials :
 
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 09
Sandown Christ Church War Memorial
Sandown War Memorial

Masonic Roll of Honour record ...
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Page last updated : 12 August 2014 (added further biographical information)


 
 

 
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