Memorial: M435

Memorial in Msida Bastion Cemetery, Malta commemorating Captain Thomas Graves RN d. 1856

Location

Msida Bastion Cemetery, Malta, Rest of the World

Transcript

'To the memory of my beloved husband...wicked hands bereaved me but THY Will O Lord be done'

Details

People

Graves, Thomas
Age: 53
Date of Death: 28/8/1856
Cause of Death: Murdered
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN. Superintendant of Ports
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Born Belfast 1802. Died from a wound inflicted by boatman Guiseppi Meli.
Bibliography: Frederic Boase 'Modern English Biography' vol. i, p.1213 (London, 1965); 'United Service Gazette' (6 Sept 1856) pp.5, 6, 8.

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