Archive for the ‘Army’ Category
VARIOUS ITEMS EXTRACTED FROM THE ISLE OF WIGHT NEWSPAPER OF THE TIME 30/08/1890 .. Yeomanry Shooting – At the Binstead range, on Tuesday in very unfavourable weather, the eleventh monthly shooting competition for the local troop of Hants Carabiniers took place. The highest scores were:- Trooper FLUX, 85; Sergt. RATCLIFFE, 77; Sergt-Major BARBER, 71; and […]
THIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS TAKEN AT THE BARRACKS, PARKHURST, ISLE OF WIGHT ON 5TH NOV 1882. More information is available concerning this regiment and the time they spent on the Island, in the Isle of Wight newspapers. Photograph obtained from the IW Record Office.
ITEMS RELATING TO THE RYDE VOLUNTEERS EXTRACTED FROM THE LOCAL NEWSPAPERS. FOR SOME THERE MAY BE MORE DETAILS, THIS IS DENOTED BY A SUCCESSION OF DOTS…… 07/02/1885 .. VOLUNTEER BAND – Bandmaster R.A. COOKE, of Peterhead, Scotland, has, we understand, been appointed bandmaster of the Ryde Volunteer Band in the place of Mr. R. HARRIS, […]
NAMES OF ARMY PERSONNEL EXTRACTED FROM THE IW OBSERVER. 12/08/1854. CRICKET – A match of cricket was played on the Isle of Wight Cricket Ground, at Newport, on Wednesday last, between eleven gentlemen of the Isle of Wight Club and eleven of the Garrison, when the former were winners with eight wickets to go down. […]
THIS IS A LIST OF CHILDREN EXTRACTED FROM THE SCHOOL ADMISSION REGISTERS, WHERE THE FATHER’s OCCUPATION WAS GIVEN AS (SOLDIER). THE DATE IS THE YEAR THE CHILD ENTERED THE SCHOOL.NODEHILL SCHOOL NEWPORT (Boys) 1876 SMITH Henry (from Regimental School in India). 1876 EWENS Joseph William. 1880 HOLMANS Daniel. 1881 LYNCH William M. (from Richmond RC School) father […]
THIS IS JUST A FEW RANDOM ITEMS EXTRACTED FROM THE IW NEWSPAPERS THAT I HAVE COME ACROSS, I WILL ADD MORE IF I FIND ANY. 8 Oct 1864 – PETTY SESSIONS .. George PATTERSON, Reuben GREVES and William PARKER, gunners in the R.A. stationed at Sandown, were brought up in custody charged with having forged […]
This is a list of Soldiers that were on the Isle of Wight at the dates below. These were extracted from various records at the County Record Office. This does not reflect their length of service, or their length of stay on the Island, it only shows the date of the records. ALLEN Abraham (acting Bombadier R.A.) at […]