Memorial: M1004

Wall tablet in St Paul’s Cathedral, London commemorating Admiral of the Fleet, Henry Bradwardine Jackson d. 1929

Location

St Paul's Cathedral, London, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORIAM / HENRY BRADWARDINE JACKSON, / G.C.B., K.C.V.O. R.N., F.R.S ./ ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET. / BORN 1855 DIED 1929. / MADE A FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY / IN RECOGNITION OF ORIGINAL RESEARCH / ON WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATION FOR USE / BETWEEN SHIPS AT SEA. / CHAIRMAN OF THE RADIO RESEARCH BOARD 1920-29. / ALSO TOOK A LEADING PART IN THE DEVELOPMENT / OF THE SCIENTIFIC SIDE OF NAVAL WARFARE / HIS SERVICES INCLUDED / CONTROLLER OF THE NAVY / PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL NAVAL WAR COLLEGE / CHIEF OF ADMIRALTY WAR STAFF / FIRST SEA LORD 1915-1916 / FIRST AND PRINCIPAL A.D.C. TO H.M. KING GEORGE V'

Details

Description: Inscription tablet with a coloured coat of arms.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Crypt
Materials: Limestone?
Artists: John Knapp

People

Jackson, Henry Bradwardine
Age:
Date of Death: 1929
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the Fleet
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Buried on Hayling Island.

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