Memorial: M5478

Memorial at Cobh Cemetery, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland commemorating Vice-Admiral Robert Stokes, RN d. 1914

Location

Cobh Cemetery, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Transcript

'Sacred to the Memory of / Vice-Admiral Robert Henry S. Stokes / Officer of the Legion of Honour / Vice-Admiral Commanding on the coast of Ireland / Elder son of Sir Robert Baret Stokes CB / Born 5 August 1855 Passed away 24 April 1914'

Details

Description: Sarcophagus on stepped plinth carved with naval crown.
Type: Tomb

People

Stokes, Robert Henry Simpson
Age: 59
Date of Death: 24/4/1914
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Vice Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Vice Admiral Robert Stokes died not long after his appointment as Senior Officer on the Coast of Ireland. Vice-Admiral Stokes was awarded the Cross of the Legion of Honour.

Cobh was formerly known as Queenstown.

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