Porchfield Methodist Church War Memorial

This memorial is in the Village Hall, Corf Road, Porchfield, Isle of Wight.
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

The memorial is recorded in the IWM War Memorials Archive at War Memorials Archive Reference 21825

Description

A marble plaque bearing the names of the Methodist Church members who died in the Great War.

The memorial was re-sited in 1994 following the closure of the Church in 1991 and this is marked by a small brass plaque.

See also theĀ Village War memorial plaque.

Inscription

THIS TABLET
IS ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 – 1919
—-
RFN. B.G. BENNETT, WHO DIED A PRISONER OF WAR
IN TURKEY, MARCH 28TH, AGED 25 YEARS
PTE. H.J. SAUNDERS, WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE
APRIL 12TH 1918, AGED 24 YEARS
PTE. C. BUCKETT, KILLED IN FRANCE NOV 22ND 1917,
AGED 25 YEARS
PTE. A.W. STEPHENS, WHO DIED OF WOUNDS IN FRANCE
OCT 16TH 1917, AGED 26 YEARS
—-
“WE HAVE FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT,
WE HAVE FINISHED OUR COURSE”


DECEMBER 1994
THIS MEMORIAL WAS
REMOVED FROM THE
METHODIST CHURCH
NEW ROAD
PORCHFIELD
WHEN IT CLOSED IN
1991


NameLinks
B G BENNETTCWGC record …
H J SAUNDERSCWGC record …
C BUCKETTCWGC record …
A W STEPHENSCWGC record …

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