Memorial: M2036

Location

All Saints Church, Dodington, Somerset, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF/ADMIRAL SIR EDWARD CODRINGTON, G.C.B./THIRD SON OF EDWARD THE YOUNGEST SON OF SIR WILLIAM CODRINGTON/OF DODINGTON, FIRST BARONET./BORN, 27TH APRIL 1770. DIED, 28TH APRIL 1851/BURIED IN THE VAULTS OF ST PETER'S CHURCH, EATON SQUARE, LONDON./HE ENTERED THE NAVY 1783, AND SERVED AS/LIEUTENANT OF H.M.S. QUEEN CHARLOTTE, IN THE BATTLE OF 1ST JUNE 1794./COMMANDER OF H.M.S.BABET, IN THE ACTION OF 23RD JUNE 1795./CAPTAIN OF H.M.S. ORION, IN THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 1805./CAPTAIN OF H.M.S. BLAKE, IN THE SCHELDT, AND ON THE EAST COAST OF SPAIN 1809-13./COMMODORE AND CAPTAIN OF THE FLEET ON THE COAST OF NORTH AMERICA, 1814./COMMANDER IN CHIEF/OF THE ALLIED FLEETS OF ENGLAND, FRANCE AND RUSSIA,/IN THE BATTLE OF NAVARIN, 20TH OCTOBER 1827'

Details

Type: Tablet

Event

Battle of Navarino 1827

People

Codrington, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 28/4/1851
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Tablet at St Peter's Church, Eaton square. Memorial to the three Admirals at Navarino -Codrington, de Rigny and von Heyden in the main square at Pylos, Greece. Memorial to the French dead on Nisos Pilos, the British on Nisos Khelonisi, and the Russians in the town.

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