Memorial: M273

Memorial in Hong Kong Cemetery commemorating crew members of USS ‘Powhatan’ and HMS ‘Rattler’ killed in action with pirates 1855

Location

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

Transcript

'Erected / by the officers and crews of the / United States Steam Frigate Powhatan / and H.B.M. Steam Sloop Rattler / in memory of / their shipmates who fell in a combined boat / attack on a fleet of piratical junks off / Kuhlan August 4th 1855 / KUHLAN / 1855 / Killed in the action / 'RATTLER' / Geo. Mitchell A.B. / Jas. SILVERS Carp. Crew / Jno. MASSEY Gun. R.M.A. / M. OLIFF Private R.A. / 'POWHATAN' / Jno. PEPPER S.E.A. / Jos. A. HALSEY Lands. / Isaac COE Lands. / S. MULLARD Marine / B.F. ADAMSON Marine'

Details

Type: Obelisk
Vessel: USS Powhatan, HMS Rattler

People

Adamson, B. F.
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Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
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Organisation:
Coe, Isaac
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Halsey, J. A.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
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Organisation:
Massey, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Mitchell, George
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Mullard, S.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Oliff, M.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Private RA
Organisation: Royal Artillery
Pepper, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:
Silvers, James
Age:
Date of Death: 4/8/1855
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Carpenter's crew
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Christine Thomas

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