Memorial: M2976

Wall tablet in the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Littleton commemorating Commander Sir Hamilton Pym Freer Smith RN d. 1929


Church of St Mary Magdalene, Littleton, Surrey, England


[Not exact] 'In loving memory of Commander Sir H P Freer Smith R.N. CSI served in HMS Mersey occupation of Vera Cruz 1861 in HMS Perseus at bombardment of Kagosima (Japan) 1863 & Simoseki 1864 on HMS Daphne 1871-1873. Home office 1875-1913 Died 5 Feb 1929 aged 83'


Description: The tablet has a border of knots inlaid in darker marble.
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Marble


Freer Smith, Hamilton Pym
Age: 83
Date of Death: 5/2/1929
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Obituary in 'The Times' 6 February 1929 p. 19. Took part in anti-slavery patrols in Zanzibar area 1871-73.

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