Memorial: M4628

Memorial at the Church of the Blessed Mary, Walmer, Kent commemorating Lieutenant William Henry Royse RN d. 1861 in China

Location

Church of the Blessed Mary, Walmer, Kent, England

Transcript

'T.A.M. of Lieut.William Henry Royse, R.N., of H.M.S. 'Snake'. He died at Ningpo, China, from fever, brought on by exposure, fatigue and anxiety, in the faithful discharge of his duty, Nov. 6th. 1861, aged 23 years'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave,south.abutment
Vessel: HMS 'Snake'

People

Royse, William Henry
Age: 23
Date of Death: 6/11/1861
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

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