Surgeon Lt Cdr Tyrell George Evans RNVR

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Reference WMO/275943

Address:

St George's Church

Church Street

Beckington

BA11 6TJ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Stone (any)
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Bath stone Wall tablet in Beckington, Somerset commemorating Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Tyrrell George Evans RN d. 1940 in the loss of ‘Jervis Bay’. The 'Jervis Bay' was sunk attacking the pocket battleship 'Admiral Scheer', sacrificing herself in order to save her convoy of 37 freighters on their way to Britain.
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'IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF / TYRRELL GEORGE EVANS / SURGEON LIEUTENANT COMMANDER R.N.V.R. / H.M.A.M. CRUISER JERVIS BAY / DIED IN THE EPIC ACTION 5 NOV. 1940 / WHEN HIS SHIP WAS SUNK IN DEFENCE OF HER CONVOY / BORN AT BECKINGTON 6 DEC. 1896 HE SUCCEEDED / HIS FATHER WILLIAM GODFREY EVANS / AND PRACTISED IN THIS VILLAGE AS / PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON FOR 20 YEARS / "FAITHFUL IN SERVICE IN LIFE AND UNTO DEATH"

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