A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- East Cowes : Conservative Club War Memorial -


Originally at the Conservative Club, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
IWM War Memorials Archive Record

Link : War Memorials Archive Reference 40731
Historic England Listing Status

The Memorial is not Listed

A brass plaque prepared after the Great War naming 9 Members who died during the War. Unveiled on 19th June 1920 by Lord Gort.

It is believed that the War Memorial no longer exists - correspondence with the Club has shown it not to be found.


No image recorded

In revered memory of the members of this club who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War, 1914 - 1918

Names as recorded :
As given in reportCWGCOther links
W. Cooper, pte., 1st Hants Regiment CWGC record ...
F.E. Cox, C.E.R.A., Royal Navy CWGC record ...
R.W. Cross, pte., 1st Berks Regiment CWGC record ... Buried at East Cowes (Kingston) Cemetery
H.S. Denham, E.R.A., Royal Navy CWGC record ...
C. Fryer, capt., H.M.T. Service CWGC record ... Biographical information
Commemorated at Tower Hill Memorial, London
J. Leal, Northumberland Fusiliers CWGC record ... Additional inscription on family headstone at Ashey Cemetery
E.S. Manning, engr.-sub-lieut., R.N.R. CWGC record ...
G.P. Shedden, capt., R.G.A. CWGC record ... Memorial in St Mildred's Church, Whippingham
Buried at Ypres Town Cemetery, Belgium
W.G. Tucker, A.B., Royal Navy No CWGC record. William George Tucker served with the Royal Navy (HMS Barham) and was wounded at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. He died in 1918 and was buried on 28 Nov 1918 at East Cowes (Kingston) Cemetery.
Further Information

Known only from a report in the Isle of Wight County Press of 26 June 1920 :


Thanks to Jenny Kendall for newspaper research and follow up with East Cowes Conservative Club.

Page last updated : 12 April 2017 (added to website)


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