Memorial: M267

Memorial in Hong Kong Cemetery commemorating officers and crew of of HMS ‘Vestal’ who died 1844-47

Location

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

Transcript

'This Monument / was erected by / Captain Charles Talbot / the officers and crew of / H.M.S. VESTAL / to the sacred memory of / their departed shipmates / March 1847 / KILLED / John SAXTON A.B. by falling 28 Feb 1844 / John WATSON R.M. in action 19 Aug 1845 / DROWNED / James KETTLE R.M. [?] Canton R. 19 Jan 1846 / John DICCERSON A.B. [?] Canton R. 19 Jan. 1846 / Henry SACKETT A.B. [?] At Sea 2 Sep 1846 / Sam HULLOTT A.B. Died at Sea 1 Apr 1847 / DIED AD 1845 / Edwd LANCEFIELD A.B. 22 Jan / Edwd PRATT Clerk Hong Kong 27 Jan / Wlm TOZER Seaman Hong Kong 31 Jan / Jams. FLEMING Seaman At Sea 16 Feb / Murh. McLEOD Qrmaster At Sea 21 Feb / Jams THOMPSON Capt F.T. Ceylon 6 Mar / Edwd HAWKINS Cap. Cook Ceylon 23 Mar / Thos WALKER 2nd Master Madras 7 Apr / Jams GREGORY Purser Madras 8 Apr / DIED AT HONG KONG / A.D. 1846-47 / Dennis CONOLLY Carp. Mate 13 Jan / William ELDON Seaman 2 Mar / George GREIGG Carp Mate 22 May / Stepn JOYCE Cooper 6 Jul / William McKAY Qrmaster / Robt FEATHERBY Seaman 15 Nov / John ECCLES Seaman 24 Nov / Ben NORMAN Seaman 7 Dec / George WOOD Seaman 14 Jan'

Details

Description: Obelisk on plinth.
Type: Obelisk
Vessel: HMS Vestal

People

Conolly, Dennis
Age:
Date of Death: 13/1/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter's mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Diccerson, John
Age:
Date of Death: 19/1/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Eccles, John
Age:
Date of Death: 24/11/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Eldon, William
Age:
Date of Death: 2/3/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Featherby, Robert
Age:
Date of Death: 15/11/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Fleming, James
Age:
Date of Death: 16/2/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Gregory, James
Age:
Date of Death: 8/4/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Master
Organisation: Royal Navy
Greigg, George
Age:
Date of Death: 22/5/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter's mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hawkins, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 23/3/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain's cook
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hullott, Samuel
Age:
Date of Death: 1/4/1847
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Joyce, Stephen
Age:
Date of Death: 6/7/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Cooper
Organisation: Royal Navy
Kettle, James
Age:
Date of Death: 19/1/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marines
Lancefield, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 22/1/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
McKay, William
Age:
Date of Death: 12/11/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
McLeod, M.
Age:
Date of Death: 21/2/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Norman, Benjamin
Age:
Date of Death: 7/12/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pratt, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 27/1/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Clerk
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sackett, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 2/9/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Saxton, John
Age:
Date of Death: 28/2/1844
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Thompson, James
Age:
Date of Death: 6/3/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Foretop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tozer, William
Age:
Date of Death: 31/1/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Walker, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 7/4/1845
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Master
Organisation: Royal Navy
Watson, John
Age:
Date of Death: 19/8/1845
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marines
Wood, George
Age:
Date of Death: 14/1/1846
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

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