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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Suffolk Coastal
Town
Saxmundham
County
Suffolk
Country
England
Commemoration
Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
5386

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Current location

St John the Baptist Church
St Johns Road
Saxmundham
Suffolk Coastal
Suffolk
IP17 1BQ
England

OS Grid Ref: TM 38900 62938
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
BLACK AND WHITE MARBLE OBELISK WITH NAVAL TROPHIES ON PLINTH BELOW NAVAL SYMBOLS ON THE PEDIMENT; FAMILY COAT OF ARMS ABOVE
Inscription
SACRED/ TO THE MEMORY OF/ GEORGE LONG/, LIEUTENANT IN THE NAVY/, WHO IN THE ATTACK BY STORM OF/ TRINCOMALEE/ WHICH HE LED/ FELL MOST HONOURABLY BEFORE THAT IMPORTANT FORTRESS/ IN THE MOMENT OF VICTORY/. HE WAS SEVENTH SON OF BEESTON AND SARAH LONG/ AND LOST HIS LIFE THE 11TH OF JANUARY 1782/ AGED 21 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Seven Years' War (1756-1763)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,place of birth,manner of death,age of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: height 2438mm, width 1193 mm
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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