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- (original) Bronze plaque with iluustration of ship to the right of the inscription. Small marble tablet below. The above placed on a small curving wall with figures of a lion at each end. (later plaque) Identical wording to original, but no illustration.
- MAIN PLAQUE: IN MEMORY/ OF/ THE MANY OFFICERS AND/ MEN OF THE ROYAL NAVY &/ ROYAL MARINES, WHO LOST/ THEIR LIVES WHEN THE/ ROYAL GEORGE/ SANK AT SPITHEAD ON/ THE 29TH AUGUST 1732/ AND WHO LIE BURIED/ ALONG THIS SEAFRONT/ AND HERE BY FRIENDS/ UNKNOWN, UNMARKED/ UNWEPT, THEY REST SMALLER PLAQUE: UNVEILED BY/ EARL MOUNTBATTEN OF BURMA/ 31ST AUGUST 1965
- Inscription legible?
- Non-Combat Deaths
Total names on memorial: 0
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: no
Information shown: Undefined
Order of information: Undefined
- Non-Combat Deaths
- Listing information
- This memorial is not currently listed. Find out how to nominate this memorial for inclusion on the National Heritage List for England
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- 2006.Original plaque removed and added to Royal George (second memorial): see separate record. c2008-9 Replacement plaque added.
- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- Isle of Wight Memorials www.isle-of-wight-memorials.org.uk/others/ryderoyalgeorge.htm
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