Memorials of Shanklin


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Memorials of Shanklin


On the 11th of November 2020, the Shanklin memorial became 100 years old. we take a look at the history of this memorial as well as the six churches in Shanklin and the memorials and plaques in and around the town. Please Note: Since completing this film we discovered that Stephen Hawtry also fought for his country in World War Two and received the service medal.

  • Narrated by Susie Sheldon - Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight .
  • For the Fallen read by Emily Jackson
  • I vow to thee my Country sung by - Katherine AnnRashley
  • Anne Springman


  • St. Blaisus Church
  • St Saviours Church
  • St. Pauls Church
  • Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
  • Shanklin Methodist Church
  • Shanklin United Reformed Church
  • Shanklin Chine
  • Priory Road
  • Shanklin Fire Station
  • Sea Front - Pier Apron
  • Apse Heath Air Field

Produced by Richard Priest

Written and Directed by Kev Weeden

Running Time 29 mins. ©2020

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