Memorial: M2368

Wall tablet at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich commemorating naval officers who were former pupils of the  Royal Naval School and who died on active service during the Crimea War

Location

Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, London, England

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / THE UNDERMENTIONED OFFICERS, FORMERLY PUPILS OF / The Royal Naval School, / WHO FELL NOBLY SERVING THEIR COUNTRY / IN THE RUSSIAN WAR. / LIEUT. E. W. M. CARRINGTON R.N. / KILLED AT GAMLA KARLEBY 7TH JUNE 1854. / CAPTAIN EDWIN RICHARDS, / H.M. 41ST REGIMENT / KILLED AT THE HEAD OF HIS COMPANY, / AT THE BATTLE OF INKERMANN, 5TH NOVEMBER 1854 / R. O. LEWIS ESQRE. R.N. / MASTER OF H.M. TRANSPORT 'RESOLUTE' / LOST IN THE STORM OFF BALACLAVA, 14TH NOVEMBER 1854. / RICHARD MORRIS ESQRE R.N. MATE OF H.M.S. 'WASP' / DIED OF CHOLERA BEFORE SEBASTOPOL, 23RD NOVEMBER 1854. / SIDNEY SMITH BOXER ESQRE / ASSISTANT SECRETARY TO REAR ADMIRAL BOXER / DIED OF CHOLERA AT BALACLAVA, 1ST JUNE 1855. / IN REMEMBRANCE AND APPRECIATION OF / THEIR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS SERVICES / A FEW FORMER PUPILS AND FRIENDS OF THE INSTITUTION / HAVE ERECTED THIS MONUMENT / HONOR VIRTUTIS COMES / "WE BEING MANY, ARE ONE BODY IN CHRIST / AND EVERY ONE MEMBERS ONE OF ANOTHER" ROMANS XII-5'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Materials: White marble
Artists: E. J. Physick
Vessel: HM Transport Resolute, HMS Wasp

Event

Crimea War

Event Date

1853-1856

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Boxer, Sidney Smith
Age:
Date of Death: 1/6/1855
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Assistant Secretary
Organisation:
Carrington, E. W. M.
Age:
Date of Death: 7/6/1854
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Lewis, R. O.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/11/1854
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Morris, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 23/11/1854
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Mate RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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