Memorial: M268

Memorial in Hong Kong, China dedicated to James Uniacke RM d. 1842

Location

Happy Valley Cemetery, Hong Kong, China

Transcript

'This monument was erected by / the Officers of H.M.S. 'CORNWALLIS' / and Marine officers on the expedition / Sacred to the memory / of / Major James UNIACKE / Senior officer of R.M. / who died at the capture of Chin-Kiang-Foo / 21st. July 1842 / His remains were interred in Golden Island / Also / to the memory of / Lt. C. HEWET / R.L. Marines / who was killed at Woo Sung / Also / to the memory of / Lt. W. ATCHERLEY [?] / who died in the Yang-Tsz-Kiang / 1842'

Details

Vessel: HMS Cornwallis

Event

First China War

Event Date

1840-42

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Atcherley, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 1842
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hewet, C.
Age:
Date of Death: 6/1842
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RM
Organisation: Royal Marines
Uniacke, James
Age:
Date of Death:
Cause of Death:
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Cree Journals records death of James Uniacke as sunstroke.

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