Memorial: M5001

Memorial brass in Rochester Cathedral commemorating the Royal Marine Light Infantry Divisions of Chatham, Portsmouth and Plymouth who died in the Egypt Campaign of 1882

Location

Cathedral, Rochester, Kent, England

Transcript

GIBRALTAR [On ribbon] 'PER MARE PER TERRAM', 'Sacred to the memory of / the undermentioned Officers / N.C. officers, Dr & Ptes. of the Battalion / of Royal Marine Light Infantry / who were killed in action / or died of their wounds or disease / whilst serving their Queen & Country / in Egypt in the Campaign of 1882 / CHATHAM DIVN. LIEUT COLVIN: CORPLS BRANSON, LOVE, SPEEDY, DR. GUNN. / PTS, RICHARD, CROSS, HALL, BAXTER, BILDHAM, SHEPHERD, / DARE, PLATTEN, POWER, DAY, RUTTER, GEORGE, HUDSON, JONES, / SPIERS, GILBERT, TEMPLE, GILLIES, PAYNE, STOCK, MALONEY, ELLIOTT, / BURNHAM, CORBIN, LEWIS, ROBINSON, HALLOWES, CUTCLIFFE, STOLIDAY, / PORTSMOUTH DIVN / MAJOR STRONG, SERGTS JERVIS, LAKER, CORPL. LANCASTER. / PTS CASTLE, OWEN, MURRAY, ELLIS, HICKS, SMITH, HALBERT / SHATTOCK, PYE, ROUTLEDGE / BUNN, HAYES, BAKER / PLYMOUTH DIVN / CAPT. WARDELL, LIEUTS PARKINSON & COKE. / CORP BROWN, PTS STEWARD, JENKINS, BUTLER / WARREN, JOHNSON, DEAN, NAPPER, INGRAM. / This tablet is erected by the Officers / of the Battalion in remembrance / of their Departed Comrades'

Details

Description: Engraved with the Royal Marines badge, flags, and a floral border
Type: Memorial
Materials: Brass

Event

Egypt Campaign

Event Date

1882

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

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