Cenotaph on Beechey Island, Nunavut, Canada commemorating James Wilkie, d. 1854
Cenotaph, Beechey Island, Nunavut, Canada, Rest of the World
'To the memory of JAMES WILKIE, ice quartermaster who died on board H.M.S. Intrepid, off Cape Cockburn February 2nd 1854. Aged 38 years'
Type: Wood; lead
Vessel: HMS Intrepid
Date of Death: 2/2/1854
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Ice Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bibliography: Sir Edward Belcher 'The Last of the Arctic Voyages: being an narrative of the expedition in HMS Assistance under the command of Sir Edward Belcher, CB, in search of Sir John Franklin, during the years 1852-53-54' (London, 1855).