Memorial: M5668

Wall tablet in Falmouth, Cornwall dedicated to Thomas Guppy. d. 1884

Location

Church of King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth, Cornwall, England

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY OF / THOMAS STOKES GUPPY, SUB-LIEUTENANT R.N. / AGED 22 YEARS / WHO WITH 49 OTHERS WAS DROWNED IN THE WRECK OF H.M. / GUNBOAT 'WASP', OFF TORY ISLAND N.W. COAST OF IRELAND / SEPTR 22ND 1884 / BURIED AT GLENCOLUMBKILLE C. DONEGAL / 'HE BRINGETH THEM UNTO THE HAVEN WHERE THEY WOULD BE.' PS. CVII. 30'

Details

Description: Plain plaque with canted corners.


Type: Wall tablet
Position: Chancel
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Wasp

People

Guppy, Thomas Stokes
Age: 22
Date of Death: 22/09/1884
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Sub-Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

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