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Lieutenant Commander Charles Harold Evelyn Head RN (Quintinshill Accident)

WM reference
49793
Memorial type
Lost
No
Town
County
District
Subject/Period
Current location

South Wall
St Ann's Church
Sunny Walk
Portsea
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3PX
England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 63004 00497
Denomination: Undefined

Description

RECTANGULAR METAL PLAQUE MOUNTED ONTO A BACKBOARD. FOLIATE BORDER ON THE PLAQUE, and SHIPS BADGE DEPICTED ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE PLAQUE

Inscription

IN MEMORY OF LIEUT-COMMANDER/ CHARLES HAROLD EVELYN HEAD RN/ BORN 1ST AUGUST 1882 DIED 22ND MAY 1915/ THE WHITEHEAD OFFICER OF HMS VERNON/ KILLED IN A RAILWAY ACCIDENT AT GRETNA GREEN WHILE ON NAVAL SERVICE/ HIS LIFE WAS ONE OF UNSWERVING DEVOTION TO DUTY/ THIS MEMORIAL IS ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW OFFICERS.

Inscription legible?

Yes

Names on memorial

Head, Charles Harold Evelyn
See details

Subject/Period

First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, date of birth, date of death, additional, manner of death, place of death
Order of information: Undefined

Subject/Period

Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Died: 1
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname, forenames, rank, service, date of birth, date of death, additional, manner of death, place of death
Order of information: Undefined

Component

Backboard
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Stone
Listed?: No

Component

Plaque
Condition: Good
Measurements: Undefined
Materials: Brass
Listed?: No

Costs

Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Comments: None

Trust fund/Scholarship

No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

Sponsorship

Other
Details: Unknown or N/A

Responsibility of

Unknown or N/A

Reference

http://www.memorialsinportsmouth.co.uk/churches/st_anns/head.htm (for photograph)

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