Memorial: M1690

Memorial at Bruges commemorating Charles Fryatt d. 1916

Location

Bruges, Belgium

Transcript

'CAPT FRYATT / CHARLES OF / SOUTHAMPTON / DIED FOR HIS / KING AND COUNTRY ON / JULY 27TH/1916 AT THE / AGE OF 44' (ON BASE) 'ERECTED BY THE / ENGLISH CONVENT'

Details

Description: Plinth with a flaming lamp on top.
Type: Memorial
Position: Beside the wall of barracks
Vessel: SS Brussels

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Fryatt, Charles Algernon
Age: 44
Date of Death: 27/7/1916
Cause of Death: Executed
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Master, SS 'Brussels' executed by the Germans for defending his ship. One of a line of similar memorials to 'war martyrs'.
Bibliography: 'History Today' vol. 38, p. 43, (Aug 1988); 'The Graphic' 26 August 1922.

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