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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Bassetlaw
Town
Misterton
County
Nottinghamshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
27040
Current location

All Saints Church
High Street
Misterton
Bassetlaw
Nottinghamshire
DN10 4BJ
England

OS Grid Ref: SK 76468 94772
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
PLAIN RECTANGULAR GRANITE TABLET WITH INCISED INSCRIPTION
Inscription
TO THE MEMORY OF/ CHARLES GRAYBURN, AGED 37,/ COMMANDER OF THE BRIG CHARLES/ OF GAINSBORO, WHO WAS LOST WITH/ THE WHOLE OF HIS CREW IN THE/ BRITISH CHANNEL, ON HER PASSAGE/ HOME FROM ZANTE TO HULL, IN A/ HEAVY STORM NOVR 23RD 1824/ ALSO/ IN MEMORY OF/ SUB. LIEUT. (A)/ CHARLES WILLIAM GRAYBURN/ RICHARDSON R.N.V.R.,/ BORN OCT. 15TH 1922,/ GREAT GREAT GRANDSON OF THE ABOVE/ KILLED IN ACTION MAY 26TH 1944/ OPERATING FROM/ AIRCRAFT CARRIER H.M.S. NAIRANA/ WHO WAS BURIED AT SEA/ AND/ POSTHUMOUSLY MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES/ FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Richardson, Charles William Grayburn
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Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, date of death, service, place of death, forenames, place of burial, manner of death, age, relationships, additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Granite
Listing information
  • CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS
  • Grade I
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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