Memorial: M1372

Brass plate in Church of St Peter and St Paul, Blandford Forum, Dorset, dedicated to George Vince d. 1902

Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

Transcript

'Erected by his shipmates, schoolfellows and friends to the memory of George Vince AB RN of the exploring ship Discovery a member of the expedition to the Antarctic Regions under Captain Robert F Scott RN born at Blandford Sept 20 1880. Died by a fall over an ice cliff into the sea at Ross Island March 11 1902 the only member of his ship's company who lost his life'

Details

Type: Plate
Materials: Brass
Vessel: Discovery

People

Vince, George
Age:
Date of Death: 11/3/1902
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: J.D. Spinney 'Some Naval Memorials in Dorset', 'Mariner's Mirror' vol. 73, p. 195 (Greenwich, 1987).

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