Memorial: M3355

Memorial in Derbyshire, England dedicated to Commander Frederick Granville Egerton RN d. 1899

Location

Chapel, Peak Forest, Derbyshire, England

Transcript

'In memory of FREDERICK GREVILLE EGERTON COMMANDER RN YOUNGER SON OF ADMIRAL THE HON FRANCIS AND LADY LOUISA EGERTON GRANDSON OF THE SEVENTH DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE K.G. HE DIED FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION WHILE SERVING WITH THE NAVAL BRIGADE FROM H.M.S. POWERFUL IN THE DEFENCE OF LADYSMITH SOUTH AFRICA NOVR 2ND 1899 IN THE 31ST YEAR OF HIS AGE'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: South wall
Vessel: HMS Powerful

Event

Second Boer War

Event Date

1899-1902

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Egerton, Frederick Greville
Age: 30
Date of Death: 2/11/1899
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Naval Brigade, Royal Navy

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