David Tinker, Lieut, R.N. - The University of Birmingham - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.
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N 52° 27.034 W 001° 55.737
30U E 572786 N 5811692
Quick Description: This tree can be found in the Quad outside the Mason Lounge in the Art Faculty building and the School of Mathematics (Watson Building).
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/18/2020 8:06:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM12FV9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
This tree can be found in the Quad outside the Mason Lounge in the Art Faculty building and the School of Mathematics (Watson Building).

The tree is dedicated to David Tinker who was killed in action on board HMS GLAMORGAN a few hours before the end of the Falklands war. The dedication beside the tree is shown below:

"In memory of
DAVID TINKER, LIEUT, R.N.
Lost in the Falklands
12 June 1982

School of History'


David attended the University to study after he completed training as Dartmouth (Britannia Royal Naval College).
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Writing after David's death Admiral Sandy Woodward described David Tinker as follows:
"He was a sensitive, intelligent young officer, with a love of literature and poetry..."
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Location of the tree: The Edgbaston campus of Birmingham University

Type of tree: Not listed

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