Ventnor Methodist Church War Memorials

Following the closure of the High Street Church in 2008, the Memorial plaques were transferred to Ventnor Heritage Museum, Spring Hill, Ventnor.

Description

Framed Roll of Honour, hand painted names with inscriptions in gilt. Approximately 30″ x 20″. Signed in the lower right hand corner “PDRM”. It is assumed that the Roll of Honour was created after the Second World War owing to its layout.

Inscription

To The
Glory of God
and in
Sacred Memory
Of the undermentioned Members
of this Church and Congregation who
gave their Lives in the Cause of Freedom
during the Great War. 1914 – 1919.
—–
names as given below
—–
1939 – 1945
—–
names as given below
—–
“Greater Love hath no man than this”


 

1914 – 1919

FRANK H DRAPERCWGC record …Biographical Information
CHARLES G DRAPERCWGC record …Biographical Information
DUDLEY GILBERTCWGC record …Biographical Information
PHILLIP GILBERTCWGC record …Biographical Information
GEORGE F MILLIGANCWGC record …Biographical Information
RICHARD MURPHYCWGC record …Biographical information
HENRY J RAYNERCWGC record …Biographical information
FRANCIS RUSSELLCWGC record …Biographical information
FREDERICK C SHEATHCWGC record …Biographical information
CHARLES B SIMPKINCWGC record …Biographical Information

 

1939 – 1945

LANCELOT W G HESSCWGC record …
RAYMOND A B VINECWGC record …Biographical information
DESMOND WOODNUTTCWGC record …Additional memorial plaque in the Methodist Church to Desmond Woodnutt


Description

Brass memorial plaque. Approx 15″ x 8″.

Inscription

WITH THANKSGIVING TO GOD
AND IN LOVING REMEMBRANCE OF
DESMOND WOODNUTT, R.E.
A LOCAL PREACHER AND OFFICER OF THIS CHURCH
KILLED IN ACTION WITH HIS COMMANDO 9TH JUNE 1941
AND LAID TO REST BY A RIVER IN SYRIA
His Lieutenant wrote of him.
“A TRUE AND ARDENT CHRISTIAN.”

 

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