Nigel John Crossley

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This tablet is located inside Saint Nicholas Church parish of Tadmarton, Oxfordshire.


To the Glory of God.
This tablet records the addition of the Treble Bell to the belfry of this church.
Erected by his family in loving and grateful memory of
Lieutenant Commander
Nigel John Crossley. Royal Navy
Who died of wounds received while in
Command of H.M.S. Gipsy
27 November 1939
Ring out the darkness of the land
Ring in the Christ that is to be.​

Lieutenant Commander Nigel John Crossley. Royal Navy on H.M.S. Gypsy. (H 63)
Born 29 May 1904 at Bucklow, Chesire, England to Major, Eric and Janet Boyd Crossley. 1911 with married mother and siblings at Sunrising House, Edgehill, Banbury
Husband of Marjorie May Crossley, nee Winterbottom of Tortington, Sussex.
On the 21st November 1939 the ship was in the channel to Harwich Harbour. At about 21: 23 hrs she hit a mine laid by German the blast lifted her up out of the water and she broke in half. The ship drifted before she was grounded.
He was seriously wounded and died 27 November 1939 aged 35.
At rest in St Mary Churchyard, Shotley, Suffolk.

Wills and Admin, Ancestry.
Nigel John Crossley of Wideacre Prinsted near Emsworth died 27 November 1939 at Shotley Sufolk, Lancashire. His effects went to his widow.


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