Memorial: M3875

Tower at Hilton Park, Shareshill, Staffordshire commemorating Admiral Edward Vernon d. 1757 and the capture of Porto Bello

Location

Hilton Park, Shareshill, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

'This tower was erected by Henry Vernon of Hilton Park Born 13 Sept 1718 Died 1765. To commemorate the taking of Portobello with six ships of the line Nov. 22 1739 by Admiral Vernon. Born 12th November 1684 Died 1757'

Details

Type: Tower

Event

War of Jenkins' Ear

Event Category

1739-1748 War of the Austrian Succession

People

Vernon, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 30/10/1757
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Admiral of the White
Organisation: Royal Navy

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