Memorial: M3315

Memorial at the Scotch Presbyterian church, Oldham Street, Liverpool commemorating William Riddock d. 1808

Location

Scotch Presbyterian church, Oldham Street, Liverpool, England

Transcript

'William Riddock of Colvent, Kirkudbright and late of Liverpool. Master's mate in the Zealous in the Battle of the Nile and received a silver medal as a token that he had done his duty to the satisfaction of Great Nelson died 12 February 1808 age 45'

Details

Vessel: HMS Zealous

Event

Battle of the Nile

Event Date

1798

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War

People

Riddock, William
Age: 45
Date of Death: 12/2/1808
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master's mate
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: From a MS in Liverpool Record Office compiled by James Gibson d. 1886, vol. 5. p. 29. Reinterred Everton Cemetery 1919. Gravestone does not survive.
Bibliography: Graham Dean and Keith Evans 'Nelson's Heroes' (Norwich, 1994) p.127.

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