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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Torbay
Town
Brixham
County
Devon
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
56154
Current location

On wall
facing the harbour,
Old Fish Market Building
The Strand
Brixham Harbour
Brixham
Torbay
Devon
TQ5 8EH
England

OS Grid Ref: SX 92553 56247
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Wall mounted, portrait aligned, bronze plaque with a raised border, inscription verses and names.
Inscription
To the memory of 26 crew who gave their lives on / September the 4th 1940 when their search and / rescue tug was mined and sank in the Firth of Forth, / Scotland. / 18 of the crew who lost their lives were Brixham men / (18 names in 2 columns) / The other crew who lost their lives were / (8 names in 2 columns) / Seven of the crew members were related
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 26
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 26
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Manner of death, date of death, place of death, home town, surname, forename initials, relationships
    Order of information: Home town, others, both groups alphabetical by surname
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Bronze
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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