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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Wirral
Town
Heswall
County
Merseyside
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11402
Current location

ST PETERS CHURCH
Church Farm Court
Heswall
Wirral
Merseyside
England

OS Grid Ref: SJ 260 830
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Wall mounted rectangular carved oak board. Carving at top depicts Jesus in a fishing boat with four companions. Benetha the inscription is a carved cross set within in a circle.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ARTHUR STANLEY/ WATKINSON/ AGED 47/ WHO WENT DOWN IN/ H.M.SUBMARINE THETIS/ LOST ON HER TRIALS/ LIVERPOOL BAY/ JUNE 1939/ They that go down to the sea in ships/ That do business in great waters/ These see the works of the LORD/ And His wonders in the deep
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Board
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Wood - Oak
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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