Memorial: M258

Memorial in Hong Kong Cemetery commemorating  Edwin Beisley RMLI and  Peter Ward RMLI who both died in 1885

Location

Hong Kong Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, China, Rest of the World

Transcript

'Gibraltar / per mare per terram / Sacred / to the memory / of / Edwin Beisley / sergeant R.M.L.I. / who died at Hong Kong 5th July 1885 / aged 27 years / also of / Peter Ward / private R.M.L.I. / who was accidentally killed at Port Hampton [?] 18 May 1886 / aged 31 years / This stone was erected by the officers, NCO / officers and men of the RM Regiment / stationed at Port Hampton as a mark / of esteem and respect'

Details

Description: Headstone, inscription flanked by pillars. Royal Marines badge above.
Type: Gravestone

People

Beisley, Edwin
Age: 27
Date of Death: 5/7/1885
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Sergeant RMLI
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Ward, Peter
Age: 31
Date of Death: 11/5/1885
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Private RMLI
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Extra

Recorder: Christine Thomas