Memorial: M5305

Memorial at Grave Island Cemetery, Chapwani Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania commemorating John New, RN, d. 1865

Location

Grave Island Cemetery, Chapwani Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Rest of the World

Transcript

'In memory of / John New / Coxswain H.M.S. Wasp / killed in encounter / with a slave dhow / 12 May 1865 aged 35'

Details

Description: Marble tablet set into white concrete cross.
Type: Cross
Materials: Concrete, marble
Vessel: HMS Wasp

People

New, John
Age: 35
Date of Death: 12/5/1865
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Coxswain
Organisation: Royal Navy

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