Memorial: M3354

Wall tablet in Paul, Cornwall dedicated to Andrew Elton d. 1710

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Location

St Paulinus Church, Paul, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'Interr'd near this place / lies ye body of Capt ANDREW ELTON / Commandr of the Godfrey Gally / he was killd in an engagment / with a French Privateer / off the Lands end of England / Sepr: the 4th 1710 Aged 53 / His merit being Sufficiently Known, / he needs no Further inscription'

Details

Description: A cartouche with the inscription on a draped cloth. Winged cherubs head below. Elton arms and a flower garland above.


Type: Wall tablet
Vessel: Godfrey

People

Elton, Andrew
Age: 52
Date of Death: 4/9/1710
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

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