Memorial: M2913

Wall tablet at St Cyriac’s Church, Lacock commemorating  Captain James Montagu RN d. 1794

Location

St Cyriac's Church, Lacock, Wiltshire, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY / OF JAMES MONTAGU, ESQ. / THIRD SON OF / ADMIRAL JOHN MONTAGU, COMMANDER OF HIS / MAJESTY'S SHIP / MONTAGUE, / WHO FELL, GLORIOUSLY / FIGHTING FOR HIS COUNTRY, / IN THE ACTION BETWEEN / EARL HOWE AND THE FRENCH FLEET, / OFF USHANT / ON THE 1 JUNE, 1794; IN THE / 43 YEAR OF HIS AGE / AND HIS REMAINS / WERE COMMITTED / TO THE DEEP'

Details

Description: Oval.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: South chapel east wall
Materials: White and grey marble

Event

Battle of the Glorious First of June

Event Date

1794

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War

People

Montagu, James
Age: 42
Date of Death: 1/6/1794
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.