Memorial: M475

Memorial at Fort Canning Green Cemetery, Singapore, commemorating Henry Lovi, d. 1856

Location

Fort Canning Green Cemetery, Singapore, Rest of the World

Transcript

‘Sacred / to the memory of / HENRY LOVI / Born in EDINBURGH 1804 / and departed this life / at SINGAPORE / the 12th of April 1856. / May the Loss of a Mortal / Treasure be Rewarded / By An Immortal One.'

Details

Type: Tablet
Position: South boundary wall (241)
Artists: Llewellyn & Co
Vessel: Pasha

People

Lovi, Henry
Age: 52
Date of Death: 12/4/1856
Cause of Death: Sunstroke
Rank / Occupation: Salvage Engineer.
Organisation: P & O Line

Extra

Notes: Lovi was a salvage engineer who died of sunstroke while working on recovery of bullion from 'Pasha’.

Bibliography: Alan Harfield 'Early Cemeteries in Singapore' (Putney, 1988) p. 84.