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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Torbay
Town
Paignton
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918), VC or GC Recipients
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
45927
Current location

ROUNDHAM HEAD
Paignton
Torbay
Devon
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 890 600
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
ROUGH HEWN STONE OF REMEMBRANCE WITH DEDICATORY STONE TABLET PLACED ON THE FRONT FACE BADGE OF THE ROYAL NAVY DEPICTED ON THE UPPER LEFT OF THE TABLET AND VC MEDAL DEPICTED ON THE UPPER RIGHT OF THE TABLET
Inscription
IN MEMORY/ OF/ LIEUT. COMMANDER/ ARTHUR LEYLAND/ HARRISON V.C., R.N./ BORN IN TORQUAY 3RD FEBRUARY 1886/ KILLED IN ACTION DURING/ THE ZEEBRUGGE RAID/ 23RD APRIL 1918/ PRESENTED BY THE MEMBERS OF/ THE TORBAY BRANCH OF/ THE ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATION/ ON THE OCCASSION OF THE MILLENIUM/ ST GEORGE'S DAY 23RD APRIL 2000
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 1
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
  • VC or GC Recipients
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: Undefined
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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