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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Eastleigh
Town
Netley
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
64608
Current location

In the Crichton Chapel
2
St Edwards Church
Grange Road
Netley
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO31 5Fd
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 45393 08889
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Grey stone rectangular tablet with a raised border , a ships badge formed by a crown above "RN" at top left coloured gold , a second badge part way down on left formed by a crown surmounted by sun rays above "RE IWT" (denoting Royal Engineers Inland Water Transport") alos coloured gold , the commemoration painted black on the surface of the stone .
Inscription
/ THIS ENSIGN was flown by HMS ANDROMACHE/ Commander R L Crichton R N /during the Great War in mine laying/ operations in the North Sea and Dover/Patrol 1914-1915/THIS ENSIGN was flown by Major J. A. Crichton 5th Hants/ Regiment attached R.E. in Government/ R.E. launch while in charge of Inland Water/ Transport on the River Tigris Mesopotamia/ during the Great War/ 1916-17 /
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Crichton, J A
Crichton, R L
See details for all 2 names
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 2
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank . initials . surname , unit
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference

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