Memorial: M3928

Memorial in North Front Cemetery, Gibraltar commemorating Henry Timpson RMLI d. 1859

Location

North Front Cemetery, Gibraltar, Rest of the World

Transcript

'...Henry Timpson, Captain of Royal Marine Light Infantry of H.M.S. Marlborough, died 22nd November 1859, aged 40' [not exact] 'He served his country for 24 years having been engaged in China in 1842 and was present throughout the Eastern Campaign of 1854-55 including the Siege and Fall of Sebastopol and battles of Balaclava and Inkerman...'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: HMS Marlborough

Event

First China War: Crimea War

Event Date

1839-1842; 1853-1856

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Timpson, Henry
Age: 40
Date of Death: 22/11/1859
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry

Extra

Recorder: B.D. & G.L. Metherell 1985