Memorial: M3935

Headstone at Ryde Cemetery commemorating Arthur Horatio Dawson RN d. 1870 in the loss of HMS ‘Captain’

Location

Ryde Old Parish Cemetery, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England

Transcript

‘IN / MEMORY OF / MA'AM STAGG / OF BELCROFT ST HELENS/ WHO DIED AT RYDE / JANUARY 15 1858 AGED 74 YEARS/ MORE THAN FIFTY YEARS OF HER LIFE WERE/ SPENT IN THE CARE AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN / HER DYING WORDS WERE/ THOUGH HE SLAY ME YET WILL I TRUST HIM/ MERCIFUL JESUS HAVE MERCY ON ME / ALSO ONE OF HER LAST PUPILS / ARTHUR HORATIO DAWSON HILL
/ WHO WAS LOST IN H.M.S. CAPTAIN / SEPTEMBER 7 1870 IN THE 18TH YEAR OF HIS AGE / MAY THEY REST IN PEACE’

Details

Type: Headstone
Materials: Stone
Vessel: HMS Captain

People

Hill, Arthur Horatio Dawson
Age: 17
Date of Death: 7/9/1870
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Unknown
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Barry Fisher 2011