Memorial: M1884

Memorial in St Paul’s Cathedral, London commemorating Rear-Admiral Joseph Bingham d. 1825

Location

St Paul's Cathedral, City of London, London, England

Transcript

'BENEATH THIS STONE / LIE THE REMAINS OF JOSEPH BINGHAM / REAR ADMIRAL / OF THE RED SQUADRON / OF HIS MAJESTY'S FLEET / AND / COMMANDER IN CHIEF / OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS / IN THE EAST INDIES / TO WHICH STATION / HE WAS ABOUT TO PROCEED / WHEN HE WAS SEIZED / WITH A SUDDEN ILLNESS / WHICH TERMINATED HIS LIFE / ON 10TH DECEMBER 1825 / HE WAS BORN 30 NOVEMBER 1769'

Details

Type: Ledger
Position: Crypt

People

Bingham, Joseph
Age: 55
Date of Death: 1825
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Rear Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: 1769-1825. Commander in Chief East Indies.

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