Ramsey (IoM) Altar Cross WW1

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Reference WMO223273

Address:

Church of St Paul

Market Place

Ramsey

Isle of Man

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Altar or Altar Part
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Brass altar cross with inscription around the base commemorating Alfred Kinrade, killed in WW1.Alfred Kinrade was Seaman 8047A of the Royal Naval Reserve, son of Robert and Eliza Kinrade, of 14, Dale St., Ramsey. He died at the age of 21 when HM Trawler 'Longset' sunk on 6th February 1917. His body was never identified and he is commemorating on the Plymouth Naval Memorial. Longset was a minesweeping trawler, lost as a result of striking a mine off Nell's Point, Barry Island. The mines were laid by UC46 which was sunk by the destroyer HMS Liberty two days later on 8th February. This memorial is not included in the Isle of Man National Inventory of War Memorials.
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In memory of Alfred Kinrade, Feb 1917

Seaman 8047A Alfred Kinrade, Royal Naval Reserve.

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