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   Surgeon George Bassett Moon
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 12/10/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: HMS Lion, Royal Navy (British Navy)
Died: 31/05/1916 (Died at Sea)
Age: 30
Summary      
George Bassett Moon was the son of Dr. George Davis and Mrs. Moon, of 103, Uttoxeter New Rd., Derby. George Moon was educated at Derby School and at Birmingham and Edinburgh Universities. George Bassett Moon joined the Royal Navy and served as Surgeon on board H.M.S. Lion. George Bassett Moon was killed in this action in the Battle of Jutland on 31st May 1916, aged 30 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Plymouth Naval Memorial
  Plymouth, Devon
Grave Ref: Panel 10
CWGC Casualty 2866768
Summary      
The Memorial is situated centrally on The Hoe which looks directly towards Plymouth Sound. It is accessible at all times. Copies of the Memorial Register are kept at the Tourist Information Office at Island House.
References and Links
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1 Derbyshire War Memorials Information including photo
2 HMS Lion 1913 - Maritimequest Photo of HMS Lion
3 HMS Lion damage report HMS Lion damage
4 HMS Lion sinking Details of GB Moon's death
5 St Luke's Derby War Memorial Parish First World War memorial wall tablet.