Memorial: M5605

Wall tablet in Radnage, Buckinghamshire commemorating Lieutenant Henry John Phillimore RN, d. 1872,

Location

St Mary's Church, Radnage, Buckinghamshire, England

Transcript

'TO THE BELOVED MEMORY OF / HENRY JOHN PHILLIMORE, / LIEUTENANT R.N. / ELDEST SON OF THE REVD. GEORGE PHILLIMORE M.A. / RECTOR OF THIS PARISH, / & HARRIETTE MARIA, HIS WIFE / BORN SEP.2ND 1845. DIED FEB. 21ST 1872, / FROM THE EFFECTS OF FEVER / WITH WHICH HE WAS ATTACKED / WHILST SERVING IN H.M.S. WOLVERINE, / ON THE EAST AFRICAN COAST. / 'LOOKING UNTO JESUS THE AUTHOR / AND FINISHER OF OUR FAITH'

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Chancel South Wall
Materials: Marble
Artists: John Forsyth & Son
Vessel: HMS Wolverine

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Phillimore, Henry John
Age: 26
Date of Death: 21/2/1872
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Dossier
Recorder: Sheila Thompson