Memorial: M365

Memorial in Hong Kong Cemetery commemorating  Thomas Edgar Jones RN d. 1900

Location

Hong Kong Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, China, Rest of the World

Transcript

'Sacred to the memory of Thomas Edgar JONES, Blacksmith H.M.S. 'Goliath', who lost his life while gallantly trying to rescue his shipmate July 27th 1900 aged 26 years. Erected by the Officers and Ship's Company of H.M.S. 'Goliath'. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John XV 13'

Details

Description: Headstone with foul anchor in relief above the inscription.
Type: Headstone
Vessel: HMS Goliath

People

Jones, Thomas Edgar
Age: 26
Date of Death: 27/7/1900
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Blacksmith
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: See William McNicol.
Recorder: Christine Thomas

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