Mottistone : Church of SS Peter & Paul



These inscriptions record the memorials within the Church of SS Peter & Paul, Mottistone.

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War Memorial - World War I
ERECTED BY THE PARISHIONERS OF
MOTTISTONE IN LOVING MEMORY OF

JOHN EDWARD GUY BROWN
LIEUT ROYAL WEST KENT REGT
KILLED IN ACTION NEAR ZILLEBEKE
22ND FEB 1915 AGED 22 YEARS
ALEXANDER CLAUD GARDEN BROWN
FORMERLY LIEUT R.N. LATTERLY ROYAL
AIR FORCE DIED OF WOUNDS 6TH MAY 1918
RECEIVED IN AERIAL COMBAT 3RD MAY 1918
NEAR PERONNE FRANCE AGED 27 YEARS
PERCY DOWNER
PTE 1ST HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT KILLED IN ACTION
8TH NOV 1914 AT YPRES AGED 31 YEARS
LESLIE FREDERICK DOWNER
GUNNER 1ST 5TH HANTS ROYAL FIELD
ARTILLERY DIED AT ENTILLE BETWEEN
1ST AND 30TH SEPT 1916 AFTER BEING
BESEIGED AT KUT AGED 20 YEARS

WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR
COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919




War Memorial - World War II
Praise God
remembering
these from the parishes of
Mottistone and Brook
who gave their lives
in the war of
1939 - 1945

H Bull
A Carpenter
J Crouch
P D'Albiac
W Dunlop
J Hookey
C Kiddle
G Wykeham

Etched glass in the large diamond pane of the window




Roll of Honour - World War II
PARISH OF BROOKE WITH MOTTISTONE

ROLL OF HONOUR

Attrill, S J
Bagg, G W
Barrow, H A
Barton, C
Barnes, W E A
Barnes, K A
* Bull, H
Boon, H J R
Cassell, W
Carpenter, W G
Coward, G
+ Crouch, J
Campbell, F
Charrington, J
D'Albiac, C H F
+ D'Albiac, P R S
D'Albiac, M P B
* Dunlop, W G
Desdames, A
Emmett, F A
Emmett, E G
Emmett, S J
Emmett, W R
Emmett, R G
Gallop, H J
Hookey, T P
o Hookey, J B
Horton, E
Henley, J C C
Jackman, D G
+ Kiddie, C S
Kenchington, W
Keene, W H
Leal, L
Lewin, G
Morris, G H
Nicholson, Sir John
Paget, P
Rann, F H
Raymond, G H
Sherwood, Lord
Seely, P
Seely, D P
Seely, J H
Shephard, H J
Sivier, R T
Sivier, L T
+ Wykeham, G C H
Wykeham, J W
Whitewood, C F
Watson, S
Watson, K
Watson, C E
Davey, Gwendoline

+   killed in action
*   died on active service
o  reported missing




Bassett, Sir Richard
Bassett, James White
Bassett, Richard
SACRED
TO THE MEMORY OF
Sir RICHARD BASSETT Knt.
Late of Newport,
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
12TH MARCH 1837, AGED 89 YEARS.
ALSO OF
JAMES WHITE BASSETT ESQRE.
BORN NOVR 11TH 1768, DIED MAY 12TH 1858
AND OF
RICHARD BASSETT ESQRE
HIS SON
BORN APRIL 3RD 1803, DIED MAY 6TH 1842.





Bowyer, Robert
This Organ was restored in 1993
in Memory of
ROBERT BOWYER
Rector Here from 1953 - 1978





Brown, John Edward Guy
Brown, Alexander Claud Garden
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
JOHN EDWARD GUY BROWN
LIEUTENANT ROYAL
WEST KENT REGIMENT
BORN AT SWINDRIGEMUIR
AYRSHIRE 28TH AUGUST 1892
KILLED IN ACTION
NEAR ZILLEBEKE
22ND FEBRUARY 1915
GREATER LOVE HATH
NO MAN THAN THIS

AND OF HIS BROTHER
ALEX'R CLAUD GARDEN BROWN
LIEUTENANT R.N. AND R.A.F.
WHO DIED 6TH MAY 1918 OF
WOUNDS RECEIVED 3RD MAY
1918 IN AERIAL COMBAT
NEAR PERONNE AGAINST ENEMY
AEROPLANES THOUGH MORT-
ALLY WOUNDED HIMSELF
HE EFFECTED A LANDING
THEREBY SAVING THE LIFE
OF HIS OBSERVER
BORN AT SWINDRIGMUIR
19TH AUGUST 1890





Bury, Philip Entwisle
Bury, Edmond William
Bury, Harold Sterndale Entwisle
IN LOVING MEMORY OF PHILIP ENTWISLE BURY
BORN 16TH OCTOBER 1883 DIED 15TH MARCH 1912

EDMOND WILLIAM BURY, CAPTAIN, THE KING'S
ROYAL RIFLES, BORN 4TH NOV 1884, KILLED IN
ACTION AT LAVENTIE IN FRANCE 5TH DEC 1915

HAROLD STERNDALE ENTWISLE BURY, LIEUT-
ENANT, GRENADIER GUARDS, BORN 20TH NOV 1888
KILLED IN ACTION AT CUINCHY
IN FRANCE 25TH JANUARY 1915





Jessett, Robert Bassett
IN MEMORY OF
ROBERT BASSETT
THE ELDEST SON OF
ROBERT AND ELIZABETH BOWREMAN JESSETT
BORN AT WINCHESTER 20TH MARCH AD 1836
DIED AT CALCUTTA 25TH FEBY AD 1865





Nicholson, Sir John
IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF
SIR JOHN NICHOLSON BT, KBE, CIE.
OF
MOTTISTONE MANOR
LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE
ISLE OF WIGHT 1980 - 1986
WHO GAVE UNSTINTINGLY OF HIS TIME
AND ENERGY TO THE SERVICE OF HIS
COUNTRY AND THE PEOPLE OF THIS ISLAND.





EKP
26
AUGUST
1871
EKP
24
APRIL
1958

This is possibly Elma K Paget, who died in 1958 aged 86.




Renwick, Thomas Hilton
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
THOMAS HILTON RENWICK
BORN AT SHORWELL, ISLE OF WIGHT
25TH JULY 1873 DIED AT MOTTISTONE
FARMS, EASTON, MARYLAND U.S.A.
3RD FEBRUARY 1915






Wykeham, Aubrey Augustus Henley
Lo I am with you always even unto the end of the world

To the Glory of God and in memory of
AUBREY AUGUSTUS HENLEY WYKEHAM
of PITT PLACE, Sometime of
TYTHROP HOUSE, THAME. 22 June 1873 - 22 May 1947
"A man greatly beloved"





Wykeham, Godfrey Charles Herbert
In perfect memory of
GODFREY CHARLES
HERBERT WYKEHAM


Major, the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire
Light Infantry. Born October 5th 1904.
Killed at Cassel, Flanders May 30th 1940
with many others of his Regiment while
fighting a magnificent rearguard
action covering the evacuation
of the British Expeditionary
Force from Dunkirk.

I am the Resurrection and the Life.





Wykeham, Jocelyn
IN MEMORY OF
JOCELYN WYKEHAM
WIFE OF
GODFREY
30 DECEMBER 1901 TO 26 APRIL 1985


Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan