Memorial: M2620

Memorial in All Saints Church, Hereford, commemorating to Edward Watkins Bennett d. 1885

Location

All Saints Church, Hereford, Herefordshire, England

Transcript

'Edward Watkins Bennett, midshipman of His Majesty's Ship RAINBOW, eldest son of Captain Thomas Bennett and Sarah his wife who departed this life at Port Royal Jamaica upon the 31st day of July 1885 at the age of 19, a victim to the malignant fever of that country. His remains are deposited in the Naval Burying-ground on The Palisades near Port Royal'

Details

Type: Memorial
Position: Side chapel, north side
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Rainbow

People

Bennett, Edward Watkins
Age: 69
Date of Death: 31/7/1855
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: William Donnan. 04/11/1967

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