Sandown Memorial - the first 100 years


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Sandown Memorial - the first 100 years


In this film we look at the Sandown war memorial which was opened in 1921. One hundred years on and standing proud on the Sandown's promenade, pupils from the Bay Primary school reasearched the stories of some of those whose names are immortalized at the memorial.

  • Retired Air Vice-Marshal Tony Staples
  • Poem read by Emily Jackson


  • Bill Wyke
  • Richard Wood
  • Sandown and Shanklin Military Band

Produced by Richard Priest

Written & Directed by Kev Weeden

Running Time 38 mins. ©2021

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