Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Rochester Upon Medway
Town
Gillingham
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
W ARTHUR OSBORNE London (Manufacturer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
86916

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Current location

On south wall
St Barbara’s Garrison Church
Maxwell Road
Gillingham
Rochester Upon Medway
Kent
ME7 5SG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 76150 68540
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A plain brass plaque with a Royal Engineer badge at centre top.
Inscription
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / SAPPER FRANK FURLONG / 71 FIELD SQUADRON R.E. / KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT AT THE MONTEBELLO / ISLANDS, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, WHILE WORKING / IN CONNECTION WITH THE ATOMIC WEAPON TRIAL / 13TH OCTOBER 1952. AGED 30 YEARS // ERECTED BY HIS COMRADES//
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Rank, forename, surname, regiment, cause of death, place of death, occupation, date of death, age at death
    Order of information: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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