Memorial: M2496

Memorial in St Lawrence’s Church, Harpley, Norfolk commemorating Jermyn Pratt, RN, Midshipman d. 1840

Location

St Lawrence's Church, Harpley, Norfolk, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY OF / JERMYN, / THIRD SON OF THE REVD. WILLIAM PRATT, / RECTOR OF THIS PARISH, / AND LOUISA HIS WIFE / WHO, WHILST SERVING AS MIDSHIPMAN / ON BOARD THE SHIP 'MAIDSTONE' BOUND TO CALCUTTA, / FELL FROM THE RIGGING AND WAS KILLED ON THE SPOT. / BORN 5TH JANUARY 1840, DIED 27TH MARCH 1856
"IN THE MIDST OF LIFE WE ARE IN DEATH"'

Details

Description: Carved with an anchor
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Marble
Artists: Thomas Gaffin
Vessel: HMS 'Maidstone'

People

Pratt, Jermyn
Age: 16
Date of Death: 27/3/1856
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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