Memorial: M5340

Plaque in St George’s Church, Portland, dedicated to Benjamin Stone d. 1887

Location

St George's Church, Portland, Dorset, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / BENJAMIN E. STONE A.B. / H.M.S. TURQUOISE / WHO DIED ON THE 10TH JUNE 1887 / OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION / AGED 19 YEARS / ERECTED BY HIS OFFICERS.'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: Nave
Materials: Brass
Vessel: HMS Turquoise

People

Stone, Benjamin
Age: 19
Date of Death: 10/6/1887
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Killed in action with a slave dhow off the coast of East Africa.

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