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Memorial: M2378 view print friendly versionView print friendly version
Memorial location:   Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground (nurses home), Greenwich, London, England
Transcript:   DUTY', 'LOYALTY', 'HONOUR', 'VALOUR', 'In Memory/OF THE GALLANT/OFFICERS AND MEN/OF THE ROYAL/NAVY AND MARINES/TO THE NUMBER OF/ABOUT TWENTY THOUSAND/FORMERLY INMATES OF/THE ROYAL HOSPITAL/GREENWICH WHOSE REMAINS WERE/INTERRED IN THIS CEMETERY/BETWEEN THE YEARS/1749 AND 1869./ERECTED BY THE ORDER OF THE/LORDS COMMISSIONERS/OF THE ADMIRALTY/1892', 'CAPTAIN FRANCIS DANSAYS, R.N./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1754./CAPTAIN BRODERICK HARTWELL, R.N./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1784./CAPTAIN JAMES FERGUSON, R.N./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1805./CAPTAIN JOHN BOURCHIER, R.N./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1808./ADMIRAL THE RIGHT HON: SAMUEL/VISCOUNT HOOD G.C.B./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1816.’, ‘ADMIRAL SIR JOHN COLPOYS,/G.C.B. GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1821./VICE-ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS/BOULDEN THOMPSON BART., G.C.B./ TREASURER OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1828./CAPTAIN WILLIAM BROWELL, R.N./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1831./ADMIRAL SIR R. GOODWIN KEATS G.C.B./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1834./THOMAS GREEVY ESQUIRE, M.P.,/COMMISSIONER OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1838./VICE-ADMIRAL SIR THOMAS MASTERMAN HARDY BART. G.C.B./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1839', 'ADMIRAL THE HONOURABLE SIR ROBERT STOPFORD, G.C.B. G.C.M.C./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1845./ADMIRAL SIR CHARLES ADAM, K.C.B./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1853./REAR-ADMIRAL SIR WILLIAM EDWARD PARRY, KT. D.C.L., F.R.S./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1855./REAR-ADMIRAL SIR HENRY HART KT. K.C.H.,/ COMMISSIONER OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1856./REAR-ADMIRAL SIR WILLIAM FAREBROTHER CAROLL, K.C.B./LIEUT-GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1862./ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET/SIR JAMES ALEXANDER GORDON G.C.B./GOVERNOR OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL,/DIED 1869' short textHide transcript
Memorial Details:  
Description:
A square column with Britannia at the top, an anchor and flag at the base, It stands on an inscribed plinth with rope carved round the bottom. The inscription panels are flanked by pilasters carved with inverted torches, with tridents on the capitals.
Type: Free standing monument
Materials: Portland stone
People listed on the memorial:  
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Adam, Charles
Age:  
Date of death: 1853 Cause of death: Unknown/None
Rank/Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Royal Navy
Bourchier, John
Age:  
Date of death: 1808 Cause of death: Unknown/None
Rank/Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Royal Navy
Browell, William
Age:  
Date of death: 21/7/1831 Cause of death: Unknown/None
Rank/Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Royal Navy
Caroll, William Farebrother
Age:  
Date of death: 1862 Cause of death: Unknown/None
Rank/Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Royal Navy
Colpoys, John
Age:  
Date of death: 1821 Cause of death: Unknown/None
Rank/Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Hospital, Greenwich, Royal Navy
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Extra info:   Notes:
Date of death of Sir Robert Stopford on the monument appears to be incorrect.
 
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Copyright and credit details:
National Maritime Museum
Recorder: B. Tomlinson 1981
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