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Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England

Memorial brass plaque in Westminster Abbey, London commemorating Admiral Louis Mountbatten RN d. 1979

Location

Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England

Transcript

Admiral of the Fleet / THE EARL MOUNTBATTEN / OF BURMA / THE COUNTESS / MOUNTBATTEN / OF BURMA'

Details

Description: Profile portraits of Mountbatten and Countess Mountbatten, his orders and decorations inlaid in marble.


Type: Brass plaque
Position: Floor, west end of nave

People

Mountbatten, Louis
Age: 79
Date of Death: 27/8/1979
Cause of Death: Murdered
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the Fleet
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia.

Foreign Office Green, London, England

Statue in London, England dedicated to Admiral Louis Mountbatten. d.1979

Location

Foreign Office Green, London, England

Transcript

Statue in London, England dedicated to Admiral Louis Mountbatten. d.1979

Details

Type: Statue
Materials: Bronze
Date Erected: 1983
Artists: Franta Belsky

People

Mountbatten, Louis
Age: 79
Date of Death: 1979
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the Fleet
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Bibliography: 'Evening Standard' (2 November 1983).

Museum, Port Stanley Falkland Islands

Location

Museum, Port Stanley Falkland Islands

Transcript

'To the memory / of / Mr Matthew Brisbane / who was barbarously / murdered on the / 26th August 1833 / in the command of the / Beaufoy cutter he was / the zealous and able / companion of Captn / James Weddell during / his enterprising voyage / to beyond the 74th Degree of / South Latitude / in February 1823 / His remains were removed to / this spot by the crews of H.B.M. / ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror' on 2nd August 1842.'

Details

Type: Headstone
Materials: Wood
Vessel: Beaufoy

People

Brisbane, Matthew
Age:
Date of Death: 26/8/1833
Cause of Death: Murdered
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Replaced from original location by a marble slab in 1933.
Bibliography: A.G.E. Jones 'Polar Portraits: collected papers' (Whitby, 1992), p113