Memorial: M5669

Wall tablet in Falmouth, Cornwall dedicated to John Navarre Macomb d. 1810

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Location

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

Transcript

'IN MEMORY / OF / I.N. MACOMB ESQR. / OF NEW YORK / WHO WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED / ON BOARD H.M. PACKET / PRINCESS CHARLOTTE CAPN KERR / WHILST GALLANTLY ASSISTING IN / HER DEFENCE IN AN ACTION, WITH / A FRENCH PRIVATEER OFF SCILLY / ON THE 9TH DAY OF NOVR. / 1810 / AND DIED THE SAME DAY IN / FALMOUTH HARBOUR / AGED 36 YEARS. / THIS TABLET IS PLACED HERE / BY A FEW FRIENDS TO / COMMEMORATE HIS / BRAVERY / AND THEIR REGRET'

Details

Description: Oval wall tablet on black mount.


Type: Wall tablet
Position: South side of Nave
Materials: Marble
Artists: Isbell
Vessel: Princess Charlotte

People

Macomb, John Navarre
Age: 36
Date of Death: 9/11/1810
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Passenger
Organisation:

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