Memorial at St Mary’s Cemetery, St Mary’s Church, Fort St George, Chennai, India commemorating Captain Sir Charles Wood, RN, d. 1782
St Mary’s Cemetery, St Mary’s Church, Fort St George, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India, Rest of the World
Here lies the body of Captain Charles Wood, late Commander of His Majesty's ship ‘Worcester’. Obit 8th October 1782.
Battle of Trincomalee 1782
3 September 1782
1775-1783 American Revolutionary War
Date of Death: 8/10/1782
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bibliography: Julian James Cotton 'List of Inscriptions on tombs or monuments in Madras possessing historical or archaeological interest' (Madras, 1905) p.27.