Memorial: M2465

Memorial at Hadley Monachorum, Hertfordshire commemorating Captain Frederick Cottrell RN d. 1811

Location

Hadley Monachorum, Hertfordshire, England

Transcript

'SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF / FREDERICK COTTRELL ESQUIRE / CAPTAIN OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP NYADEN OF XXXVI GUNS / FIFTH SON OF THE REVD. C.L. COTTRELL / RECTOR OF THIS PARISH / HE WAS BORN IN AUGUST MDCCLXXX / MADE LIEUTENANT IN MDCCCI / AND POST CAPTAIN IN MDCCCIII / AND HAVING DISTINGUISHED HIMSELF AS AN OFFICER / AND BLED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / HE FELL A VICTIM TO A RAPID CONSUMPTION / WHEN CRUISING OFF THE ISLAND OF BARBADOES / APRIL THE XIX MDCCCXI / IN THE XXXI YEAR OF HIS AGE / DEEPLY REGRETTED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS'

Details

Vessel: HMS Nyaden

People

Cottrell, Frederick
Age: 30
Date of Death: 19/4/1811
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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