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Memorial details

Memorial type
Unidentified
District
South Wight
Town
Sandown
County
Isle Of Wight
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
40836
Current location

CHRIST CHURCH
The Broadway
Sandown
South Wight
Isle Of Wight
England

OS Grid Ref: SZ 594 839
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
OUTDOOR MONUMENT ABOVE THE MASS GRAVE
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ SEVEN BRAVE SEAMEN/ OF HER MAJESTY'S NAVY/ WHO LIE BURIED HERE/ AFTER HAVING FIRST/ FOUND A WATERY GRAVE/ ON SUNDAY/ MARCH 24, 1878/ WHEN H.M.S. "EURYDICE"/ FOUNDERED/ IN A TERRIFIC SQUALL/ OFF SANDOWN BAY/ (NAMES)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 7
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 7
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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