Genesis 5:24 - Capt. J.B. Nelson Memorial - St. Olave - Ramsey, Isle of Man
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm
N 54° 19.679 W 004° 23.459
30U E 409542 N 6020906
Quick Description: "...and he was not, for God took him." is a quote from Genesis 5:24 of the World English Bible.
Location: Isle of Man
Date Posted: 8/19/2018 10:07:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ099
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
"...and he was not, for God took him." is a quote from Genesis 5:24 of the World English Bible.

The words are at the foot of a memorial for Capt. J. B. Nelson inside St. Olave's church.

The full inscription on the memorial reads as follows:
'SACRED
TO THE MEMORY
CAPTAIN JOHN BELL NELSON M.C.
125 NAPIER RIFLES I.A.
PREVIOUSLY 9TH ROYAL LANCERS,2/5 AND 1/6 DEVONS,
YOUNGEST AND DEARLY LOVED SON OF
MR. AND MRS. C. B. NELSON OF THIS PARISH,
WHO FELL IN PALESTINE MORTALLY WOUNDED
IN THE BATTLE OF SAMARIA AT BEIT LID
SEPT.20TH 1918 DIED AT TUL KERAM ON SEPT. 22ND
AGED 24 YEARS. RE-BURIED JULY 13TH 1919 IN
GRAVE R.39 RAMELM MILITARY CEMETERY
"AND HE WAS NOT FOR GOD TOOK HIM"'

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St. Olave Cumberland Road Ramsey Isle of Man IM8 3EZ


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