Memorial: M3830

Memorial in the Church of St John the Baptist, Saxmundham, Suffolk commemorating Lieutenant George Long, RN d. 1782

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Location

Church of St John the Baptist, Saxmundham, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'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 the seventh son of / BEESTON & Sarah LONG / and lost his life the 11th of Janry 1782 / Aged 21 Years'

Details

Description: Obelisk with naval trophies above the inscription tablet
Type: Monument
Position: South aisle Lady Chapel
Materials: Black and white marble

Event

Trincomalee 1782

People

Long, George
Age: 21
Date of Death: 11/1/1782
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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