Memorial: M3430

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

Location

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

Transcript

'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'

Details

Vessel: HMS Hydra

People

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

Extra

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