HM Prison Parkhurst WW1 (2008 memorial)

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HM Prison Parkhurst



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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Cairn
  • Metal Brass
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: A brass plaque mounted on a cairn of stones to commemorate all those (officers and prisoners alike) who fought and died for their country in the First World War. The plaque and stone cairn were built by prisoners as part of learning practical skills in horticulture and landscaping. The Memorial was dedicated and unveiled at a ceremony on 4 December 2008. The ceremony was led by the Revd Eric Maple, Coordinating Chaplain at HMP Parkhurst, and attended by, among others, The Island High Sheriff Mr Alan Titchmarsh, Cllr Lady Sally Pigot representing the Isle of Wight Council, and Wing Commanders Neil Jones and Geoffrey Maple representing the Armed Forces. The report of the dedication ceremony was given in the Isle of Wight County Press of 12 December 2008.
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