Memorial: M1001

Location

St Paul's Cathedral, London, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF/ADMIRAL SIR EDWARD CODRINGTON, G.C.B.,/BORN 27TH APRIL 1770,DIED 28TH OF APRIL 1851./HE ENTERED THE NAVY 1783;/WAS LIEUTENANT OF H.M.S.'QUEEN CHARLOTTE' IN THE BATTLE OF THE IST JUNE 1794;/COMMANDER IN THE ACTION OF THE 23RD JUNE 1795;/CAPTAIN OF H.M.S.'ORION' IN THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 21ST OCTOBER 1805;/CAPTAIN OF H.M.S.'BLAKE' IN THE SCHELDT, AND ON THE EAST COAST OF SPAIN 1809-13;/SERVED ON THE COAST OF N.AMERICA 1814./HE WAS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ALLIED FLEETS OF ENGLAND, FRANCE, AND RUSSIA,/IN THE BATTLE OF NAVARIN, 20TH OCTOBER 1827'

Details

Description: Carved above the inscription, a profile portrait below a naval crown inscribed 'NAVARIN', the Codrington arms at the bottom of the tablet.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Crypt

Event

Battle of Navarino 1827

People

Codrington, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 28/4/1851
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

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