Memorial: M1766

Memorial at All Saints Church, Catherington, Hampshire commemorating Rear-Admiral Christopher Cradock d. 1914

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Location

All Saints Church, Catherington, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY OF REAR ADMIRAL SIR CHRISTOPHER CRADOCK / KILLED IN ACTION OFF CORONEL / ALL SAINTS DAY 1914. HIS BODY RESTS / IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN OF KEITH BARNES RECTOR OF CATTISTO[N] / BY WHOSE INSPIRATION THE EAST / WINDOE & REREDOS WERE ERECTED / AND OF ALBERT W.S. BARNES WITH / WHOM MANY HAPPY YEARS WERE / SPENT AT ST CATHERINES / MARY BARNES 1925'

Details

Type: Cross
Position: Centre of entrance path
Materials: Stone
Date Erected: 1925

Event

Battle of Cape Coronel

Event Date

1914

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Cradock, Christopher
Age:
Date of Death: 1/11/1914
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Erected in 1925 by Mary C. Barnes.

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