Memorial: M3430

Memorial in St Peter’s Church, Port Royal, Jamaica commemorating Edward Austen RN d. 1860


St Peter's Church, Port Royal, Jamaica, Rest of the World


'In affectionate remembrance of Edward, youngest & beloved son of Rear Admiral Horatio T. Austen, C.B., who died of yellow fever while serving as a mate on board H.M.S.'Hydra' at Port Royal, 27 October 1860, aged 20. His body was interred in the palisades'


Vessel: HMS Hydra


Austen, Edward
Age: 20
Date of Death: 27/10/1860
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Mate RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Bibliography: Captain J.H. Lawrence-Archer 'Monumental Inscriptions of the British West Indies' (London, 1875).
Recorder: Christine Thomas