Memorial: M2168

Memorial in St Symphorium’s Church, Forrabury, Cornwall commemorating Gerald Roose Alford d. 1940 in the loss of HMS ‘Glorious’

Location

St Symphorium's Church, Forrabury, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY OF / GERALD ROOSE ALFORD / LOST IN THE SINKING OF / HMS GLORIOUS / BY ENEMY ACTION IN THE / NORTH SEA 8TH JUNE 1940 / IN THE EIGHTEENTH YEAR / OF HIS AGE'

Details

Description: Grey granite plaque, gold lettering.
Type: Plaque
Position: Interior
Materials: Granite
Vessel: HMS Glorious

Event Category

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Alford, Gerald Roose
Age: 17
Date of Death: 8/6/1940
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Boy 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Professor Norman Hammond & Dr J. L. Wilson 2019
Photographer: Professor Norman Hammond 2019