Memorial: M5717

Memorial at Kensal Green Cemetery commemorating William Henry Bowen d. 1876

Location

Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, London, England

Transcript

'IN / LOVING MEMORY OF / WILLIAM HENRY BOWEN, / COMMANDER DURING THE CRIMEAN WAR, / OF THE S.S. HOPE / WHO IN ZEALOUS PERFORMANCE OF [HIS] / DUTY AND IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY / WAS STRUCK DOWN BY FATIGUE AND EXPOSURE. / IN THE PRIME OF HIS LIFE. AND AFTER 20 YEARS OF PAIN PATIENTLY BORNE / DIED APRIL 20 1876 AGED 52.'

Details

Description: Lead lettering.
Type: Base of cross [now missing]
Materials: Stone
Vessel: SS Hope

Event

Crimea War

Event Date

1853-1856

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Bowen, William Henry
Age: 52
Date of Death: 20/04/1876
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

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