Memorial: M2361

Memorial in the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich commemorating naval casualties during the Second New Zealand War 1863-1864

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Location

Grounds of Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, England

Transcript

'NEW ZEALAND' [South side] 'THIS MONUMENT / IS ERECTED / BY THE SURVIVING OFFICERS / AND MEN / TO THE MEMORY OF THEIR COMRADES / WHO FELL IN ACTION / IN NEW ZEALAND / DURING THE YEARS 1863-1864' [East side] 'CAPT. J.F.C. HAMILTON RN H.M.S. 'ESK' / COMM EDWARD HAY 'HARRIER' / LIEUT. CHARLES HILL 'CURACOA' / LIEUT. W.E. MITCHELL 'ESK' / THOMAS WATKINS MID 'CURACOA'' [North side] 'GEORGE WATT GUNNER H.M.S. 'MIRANDA' / WILLIAM DALTON QTR MASTR 'ESK' / JAMES WOODS [QTR MASTR] 'CURACOA'/HENRY HARDING SERGT. RM. 'ECLIPSE' / FRED. OSBORNE. CAPT. M.T. 'HARRIER' / GEORGE YOUNG AB [HARRIER] / WILLIAM TIDY [AB] 'CURACOA' / JOHN HAYES [AB 'CURACOA'] [West side] 'JAMES HARRIS ORDY H.M.S. 'CURACOA' / RICHARD FULLER [ORDY] 'ESK / HENRY CLARKE [ORDY] 'HARRIER' / ANDREW GREENHAM [STOKER] 'HARRIER' / WILLIAM LEIGH [STOKER] 'ESK' / LEVI KENT PRIV. RM 'MIRANDA' / DAVID DOWNER [PRIV RM ] 'HARRIER' / RICHD STEPHENSON BOY 'CURACOA''

Details

Description: Obelisk on plinth with rope twist round base and chain round the rop. On three steps.
Type: Obelisk
Position: River front
Materials: Granite
Vessel: HMS Curacoa, HMS Eclipse, HMS Esk, HMS Harrier, HMS Miranda

Event

New Zealand War

Event Date

1860-1866

Event Category

19th century conflicts in the Pacific

People

Clarke, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Dalton, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Downer, David
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Private RMLI
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Fuller, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Greenham, Andrew
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hamilton, John Fane Charles
Age: 42
Date of Death: 29/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Harding, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Sergeant RM
Organisation: Royal Navy
Harris, James
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hay, Edward
Age: 28
Date of Death: 29/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hayes, John
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hill, Charles
Age:
Date of Death: 28/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Kent, Levi
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Private RM
Organisation: Royal Marines
Leigh, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Mitchell, W. E.
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Osborne, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the main top
Organisation: Royal Navy
Stephenson, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Boy 1st class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tidy, William
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Watkins, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Watt, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Woods, James
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Young, George
Age:
Date of Death: 1863-64
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

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