Memorial: M1057

Gravestone at Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth commemorating Israel Harding VC d. 1917

Location

Highland Road cemetery, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'In / Loving Memory of / EMMA ANNETTE. / THE BELOVED WIFE OF / ISRAEL HARDING V.C. R.N. / DIED 11TH MAY 1912 / AGED 69 YEARS / EARTH HATH ONE SOUL THE LESS / HEAVEN ONE ANGEL MORE / Also ANNETTE NUNN / MOTHER OF THE ABOVE / DIED MARCH 27TH 1893 / AGED 74 YEARS / Also ISRAEL HARDING V.C. R.N. / HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE / BORN OCT. 21ST 1833 / PASSED AWAY MAY 22ND 1917'

Details

Type: Gravestone

Event

Bombardment of Alexandria

Event Date

1882

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Harding, Israel
Age:
Date of Death: 22/5/1917
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Victoria Cross winner.
Bibliography: John Winton 'The Victoria Cross at Sea' (London, 1978) p. 79.

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