Lieutenant Commander Nigel J. Crossley, RN

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Reference WMO/269776


St. Nicholas' Church

Main Road, B4035

Tadmarton, Banbury

OX15 5TD


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Metal Brass
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Inside the church a brass plaque is dedicated to the memory of Lieutenant Commander Nigel Crossley, Royal Navy who died of his wounds after the sinking of HMS Gipsy by a mine in 1939. A new bell cast in 1947 was paid for and dedicated to him by his family.
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To the Glory of God. This tablet records the addition of a treble bell to the belfrey 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 HMS Gipsy 27th November 1939. " Ring out the darkness of the land. Ring in the Christ that is to be."

Nigel John Crossley.

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