A Poppy
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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Isle of Wight Rifles War Memorial -


 
Location

In the Chapel of St Nicholas, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

Description

Designed by Percy Stone, FRIBA, FSA.
St Nicholas Chapel was rebuilt in 1904 as a memorial to Charles I.
In 1919 it was decided to rework the Chapel as the County War memorial.
It was finally completed and re-dedicated as the County War memorial in 1929.
The Isle of Wight Rifles Panels are in the lobby either side of the bust of Charles I.

For links to CWGC records, see the Isle of Wight Rifles Memorial at the Drill Hall, Newport.

The Wootton Bridge Historical website has added a section on the Isle of Wight Rifles with many photographs from the collection of Graham Morris - see http://woottonbridgeiow.org.uk/rifles/index.php

For a Youtube presentation compiled by Gareth Sprack of the Rifles Living History Society - see Isle of Wight Rifles Tribute

For information on the men from Buckinghamshire who served with the IW Rifles see Little Marlow War Memorial
Inscription


THE
HAMPSHIRE REGT.
8TH BATTN
ISLE OF WIGHT RIFLES
PRINCESS BEATRICE'S
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names as given below


Names recorded

The names are ordered by rank, then alphabetically within rank.

 
MAJOR E H LEWIS to 2/LIEUT J P SHELTON  RFN H D J HARVEY TO RFN T JOHNSON
2/LIEUT N J THORPE TO CORPL T F BOYCERFN C H JONES TO RFN W A MAYO
CORPL S BUNCE TO L/CPL W WOLFERFN A MEARS TO RFN W PIKE
RFN W ABBOTT TO RFN A BRADSHAW  RFN J H POCOCK TO RFN A SHARPE
RFN F BRETT TO RFN H J COLERFN W SHARPE TO RFN T STOCKS
RFN A C COLEMAN TO RFN W EDWARDSRFN C STONE TO RFN F W J WARD
RFN A W ELFLEET TO RFN W G HARTRFN E S WARREN TO RFN W YOUNG


 
 

 
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