Memorial: M5667

Memorial in Paul, Cornwall dedicated to the crew of the lifeboat ‘Solomon Brown’ lost in 1981.

Location

St Paulinus Church, Paul, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'TO COMMEMORATE THE LOSS OF THE CREW / OF THE PENLEE LIFEBOAT SOLOMON BROWNE / ATTEMPTING TO SAVE THE CREW OF THE / UNION STARR OFF BOSCAWEN CLIFFS / 19 DECEMBER 1981 / COXSWAIN WILLIAM TREVELYAN RICHARDS / JAMES STEPHEN MADRON / NIGEL BROCKMAN / JOHN ROBERT BLEWETT / CHARLES THOMAS GREENHAUGH / KEVIN SMITH / BARRIE ROBERTSON TORRIE / GARY LEE WALLIS'

Details

Description: Bronze plaque on a granite plinth that supports a chalice within a lantern


Type: Memorial
Position: interior
Materials: granite, bronze
Vessel: Solomon Browne, Union Star

People

Blewitt, John Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Brockman, Nigel
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Greenhaugh, Charles James
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Madron, James Stephen
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Richards, William Trevelyan
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Coxswain
Organisation: RNLI
Smith, Kevin
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Torrie, Barrie Robertson
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI
Wallis, Gary Lee
Age:
Date of Death: 19/12/1981
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Lifeboatman
Organisation: RNLI

Extra

Recorder: B. Tomlinson
Photographer: B. Tomlinson