Memorial: M3893

Wall tablet in Marylebone Parish Church commemorating Commodore Walter Bathurst RN d. 1827

Location

Marylebone Parish Church, London, England

Transcript

'In memory of Commodore Walter Bathurst, R.N. of York Place, in this Parish, died 21st Oct. 1827, from the effect of a mortal wound received in action in command of H.M.S. Genoa, in the action in the Harbours of Navarino, in the 68th year of his age. Also of Marianne Bathurst his widow, for 50 years a most respected inhabitant of this Parish, died Feb. 27th 1858, aged 75.'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Stairs East side
Vessel: HMS Genoa

Event

Battle of Navarino

Event Date

1827

Event Category

1821-1828 War of Greek Independence

People

Bathurst, Walter
Age: 68
Date of Death: 21/10/1827
Cause of Death: War Casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commodore
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: https://stmarylebone.org/history/memorial-inscriptions