Sandown : Christ Church

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War Memorial - South African War
THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHT'S OWN
HANTS MILITIA
AND ISLE OF WIGHT R.G.A.

SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
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MAJOR C W HULSE
killed in action Braklaagte 4-6-01
No 1970 Gnr J H BUCKLE
died of wounds Moedwill 8-10-01
No 1371 Gnr G GEAR
died at Germeston 18-12-01
No 1590 Gnr G E JOHNSON
died at Pretoria 24-9-01
No 2119 Gnr H J PARSONS
died at Pretoria 8-12-01
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ERECTED BY THEIR COMRADES IN SOUTH AFRICA 1901 - 2

Charles Westrow Hulse was born in 1861 at Fordingbridge, Hampshire, the 2nd son of Sir Edward Hulse, Bart. He matriculated from Charsley Hall, Oxford, in 1879, and by 1881 he was shown on the Census for Fort Rowner, Alverstoke, as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Hants Army Militia. He was gazetted as a Captain in 1885. He played one game of first class cricket for the MCC, scoring 22 runs. In South Africa he was serving with 106 Company, 4th Bn, Imperial Yeomanry.




War Memorial - World War I
for details see the entry at Sandown Christ Church War Memorial




BAASS, James Ranson
IN MEMORY OF
JAMES RANSON BAASS, M.INST.C.E.,
SUPERINTENDING ENGINEER, UGANDA RAILWAY,
WHO MET HIS DEATH IN THE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTY.
DIED AT FORT TERNAN, 20TH MARCH 1902
BURIED AT NAIROBI, BRITISH EAST AFRICA
AGED 41 YEARS.







BARKER, Henry Martin
To the Glory of God
and in affectionate memory of
Henry Martin Barker, M.D.
"The beloved Physician"
for many years Churchwarden of this Church
Who was called home, April 5th 1917.
This memorial is erected by members of the
Congregation Friends and Patients
to mark his service to the Church and Town.







BOUCHER, Frederick Armstrong
IN VERY LOVING MEMORY OF
FREDERICK ARMSTRONG BOUCHER
OF BLUNDELLSANDS, LANCASHIRE,
AND FORMERLY OF SANDOWN, ISLE OF WIGHT,
HUSBAND OF LILIAN BOUCHER,
AND YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN BISHOP BOUCHER, ESQ.,
OF EXETER, AND FORMERLY OF SHREWSBURY.
DIED AT SHANGHAI, ON THE 11TH OF MARCH 1914, AGED 44.








BOXER, Hugh Edward Richard
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY
DEAR AND ONLY SURVIVING SON LIEUT COLONEL H E
R BOXER D.S.O. 1ST BATT LINCOLN REGIMENT WHO
WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT HOOGE JUNE 16 1915
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH







BOXER, Hugh Edward Richard
IN EVER LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND
LT-COLONEL
HUGH EDWARD RICHARD BOXER, D.S.O.,
LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO FELL AT HOOGE NR YPRES JUNE 16TH 1915
AGED 44 YEARS
YOUNGER SON OF THE LATE
LIEUTENANT EDWARD BOXER, R.N.

"FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"







COLLIS, Maurice Robert Fitzgerald
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MAURICE ROBERT FITZGERALD COLLIS
BORN MAY 25TH 1889.
DIED FEB 10TH 1890.
"THY SON LIVETH"
JOHN IV 50.


Also commemorated on his father's headstone in the Churchyard




COLLIS, Robert William
Isle of Wight County Press, 20 Apr 1920
To the Glory of God
and
In affectionate memory of
Robert William Collis L.R.C.S.
for several years a Churchwarden of the Church
"God took him" April 14th 1920.
This tablet was erected by members of the
Congregation Patients and Friends
"The beloved Physician"

Buried in the Churchyard




DRABBLE, George
DRABBLE, Isabel
To the Glory of God and to the memory of
George and Isabel Drabble






GARLAND, William

Isle of Wight County Press, 11 Nov 1911
TO THE GLORY OF GOD
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
WILLIAM GARLAND
WHO WAS CALLED TO THE HIGHER LIFE
NOVEMBER 10TH 1911, AGED 72 YEARS.
HE WAS FOR 35 YEARS A FAITHFUL WARDEN
OF THIS CHURCH, AND FOR MANY YEARS
SUPERINTENDENT OF THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.
BELOVED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM.
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY HIS WIDOW AND FRIENDS.






LEE, Elizabeth Bell
In sacred and most loving
remembrance of
ELIZABETH BELL LEE
the dearly beloved wife of
WILLIAM W. LEE, M.A.
Rector of Yaverland and
sometime Vicar of this parish,
she departed this life
June 11th 1875, aged 70 years.
Them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
Thess IV 14.







MITCHELL, Jessie
To the Glory of God and in memory of
Jessie, widow of Colonel Hugh Mitchell
Madras Native Infantry, and daughter of
Major General Sir John McCaskill K.C.B. K.H.
weho died at "The Bays," in this parish, on the
Feast of the Annunciation, 1887: Aged 72.
"If thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy
the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in
obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday."







MUMBY, Walter Henry

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND
WALTER HENRY MUMBY
CORPORAL, M.T. A.S.C.
DROWNED BY TORPEDOING OF THE TRANSPORT "ARCADIAN"
IN THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN ON SUNDAY APRIL 15TH 1917
2ND SON OF THE LATE JOHN WASHINGTON MUMBY
OF RIVERHEAD, SEVENOAKS






NEVE, Arthur Osmond
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ARTHUR OSMOND NEVE
VICAR OF THIS PARISH
1954 - 1965
%quot;He walked with God"







SMYTH, Elizabeth
SMYTH, Henry
To the Memory
of
Elizabeth
the Wife of
Major Henry Smyth
who died
November the xxist Mdcclxii
in the lxxxth Year of her Age
The dust shall return to the Earth
And the Spirit to God who gave it.
Also to the Memory of
Major Henry Smyth
who served in H.M. 39th Regt from
1804 to 1837 in all its Campaigns
who died July 4th 1867 and was
entombed by the remains
of his beloved Wife
Aged 91 Years
Bless me, even me, O my Father.





STEBBING, Maude Mary
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
MEMORY OF MAUDE MARY STEBBING
BORN [...]
DIED SEPT 21ST 1884








STORRS, W T



Isle of Wight County Press, 19 Mar 1919
TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE LOVED AND
HONOURED MEMORY OF
THE REVD. W.T. STORRS B.D. FOR 29 YEARS
VICAR OF SANDOWN, WHO DURING
HIS LONG LIFE OF FAITHFUL SERVICE
AT HOME AND ABROAD LED MANY
TO "BELIEVE IN THE LORD JESUS
CHRIST" AND TO "FOLLOW HIS STEPS"






THOMAS, William
THIS WINDOW IS DEDICATED
BY HIS FRIENDS TO THE MEMORY OF
THE REVD WILLIAM THOMAS LATE
RECTOR OF LLANGIBBY A FAITHFUL
PREACHER OF THE GOSPEL FOR
SIXTEEN YEARS MINISTER
OF THIS CHURCH WHICH WAS
FOUNDED BY HIM IN 1845.






WHITE, W C and others unnamed
IN LOVING MEMORY OF W.C. WHITE THE GIFT OF HIS WIDOW
TO THE GLORY OF GOD THE GIFT OF A PARISHIONER 1877
IN MEMORY OF A DEARLY LOVED MOTHER THE GIFT OF HER CHILDREN






WYLEY, Mary
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
MARY, WIFE OF MAJOR J.F. WYLEY,
LATE 22ND REGT
DAUGHTER OF THE LATE LT. COLONEL
HENRY GROVE 23RD LIGHT DRAGOONS
WHO PASSED OVER AT BROADSTONE, DORSET
13TH JUNE 1915.
"ABIDE WITH ME."
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HER BROTHER



Credits : all photos and transcriptions by Geoff Allan