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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
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- Newchurch - Harold Wavell -


Serjeant 330294 Harold Wavell, 1/8th Hampshire Regiment, Isle of Wight Rifles


Biography from the Book of Remembrance, All Saints Church, Newchurch, Isle of Wight.
Biographical information

SERGEANT HAROLD WAVELL of the Isle of Wight Rifles was killed in action at the Battle of Gaza on 19th April 1917 having survived the campaign in Gallipoli. He was the village bootmaker at Newchurch and the son of Mr and Mrs Leonard Wavell of Lake.

From CWGC record :

Son of Leonard and Elizabeth Wavell, of "Hartwell," New Rd., Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight.

CWGC record ...

His brother-in-law, husband of his sister Violet, George W Bowen died while serving with the Army in Mesopotamia in 1919.


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