Memorial: M1929

Plaque in the Anglican Church, Concepcion, Chile commemorating Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock d. 1914

Location

Anglican Church, Concepcion, Chile, Rest of the World

Transcript

'To the glory of God and in memory of Rear-Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock KCVC CB and the officers and men under his command who fell gloriously in the naval action off Santa Maria Island, Coronel, November 1st, 1914. "God forbid that I should do this thing, and flee away from them; if our time be come, let us die manfully for our bretheren, and let us not stain our honour." 1 Maccabees IX-10'

Details

Type: Plaque

Event

Battle of Cape Coronel 1914

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

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