Memorial: M2976

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

Location

Church of St Mary Magdalene, Littleton, Surrey, England

Transcript

[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'

Details

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

People

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

Extra

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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