Memorial: M5184

Location

St Mary's Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'To The Memory Of/Officers And Men/HMS Harrier/Edward Hay Esq/Commander/Who Died April 30th 1864 From Wounds Received In Action/At Te Papa New Zealand/William Arthur Turner Assistant Surgeon/Died At Wellington New Zealand May 2nd 1862/Fitzhugh D'Este Jerningham Acting Sub Lieutenant/Lost At Falkland Islands Jany 19th 1865/Richard Hart AB Died At Sea October 3rd 1861/Ambrose Gear RMLI Died At Auckland Sept 17th 1861/Samuel Hooper AB Died At Sidney May 4th 1863/Fredk Osborne 2nd Captn Foretop David Downer RMLI/Killed In Action At Rangarari Novr 20th 1863/James Mctear Stoker Died Feby 22nd 1864 On Board HMS Curacoa/James Bew Leading Seaman Died At Sidney NSW Sept 25th 1864/Henry Clark OS George Young AB Andrew Greenham Stoker/Killed In Action At Te Papa April 29th 1864/John Dark Gunner RMA Drowned At Sea January 11th 1865/John Sheehan AB Also Drowned At Sea February 14th 1865/ William Jarvis Boy Ist Class Died July 23rd 1864/Thomas Walden Boy 1st Class Died At Sea Feby 8th 1865/This Tablet Is Erected As A Mark Of Respect And Regard By The/Captains Officers And Men Of The Ship During The Commission 1860-1865.'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: On the tower wall
Vessel: HMS Harrier

Event

New Zealand War 1860-1866

People

Bew, James
Age:
Date of Death: 25/9/1864
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Leading Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Clark, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 29/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Dark, John
Age:
Date of Death: 11/1/1865
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Gunner
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Downer, David
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Gear, Ambrose
Age:
Date of Death: 17/9/1861
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Greenham, Andrew
Age:
Date of Death: 29/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hart, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 3/10/1861
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hay, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 30/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hooper, Samuel
Age:
Date of Death: 4/5/1863
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Jarvis, William
Age:
Date of Death: 23/7/1864
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Boy 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Jerningham, Fitzhugh D'Este
Age:
Date of Death: 19/1/1865
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Acting Sub Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy
Mctear, James
Age:
Date of Death: 22/1/1864
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Osborne, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 20/11/1863
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Captain of the Foretop
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sheehan, John
Age:
Date of Death: 14/2/1865
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Turner, William Arthur
Age:
Date of Death: 2/5/1862
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Surgeon RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Walden, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 8/2/1865
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Boy 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: This memorial dates from the second church to stand on this site, built in 1843 except for the medieval tower and completely demolished in 1888, It is likely to have been part of a larger memorial, in the churchyard removed from its position when the present church was built. Fitzhugh D'Este Jerningham went ashore alone on one of the Falkland Islands, when he did not return, a search party failed to find any trace of their companion.

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