Memorial: M3268

Memorial at the Protestant Cemetery, Northam Road, Penang, Malaysia commemorating James Kennedy, RN, d. 1873

Location

Protestant Cemetery, Northam Road, Penang, Malaysia, Rest of the World

Transcript

'Ordinary seaman; H.M.S. Thalia. Wounded in action against pirates in Larut. / Died 13 Oct. 1873. / Aged 21 years / Erected by Capt. H. B. Woollcombe.'

Details

Vessel: HMS Thalia

People

Kennedy, James
Age: 21
Date of Death: 13/10/1873
Cause of Death:
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: John B. Hattendorf 'Some British and American Sailor's Tombstones in Penang, Malaysia', 'Mariner's Mirror' vol. 68, p. 326, (Greenwich, 1982).