Memorial: M6055

Location

Fort St George, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Transcript

'Henry Inman Esq., a Capt. in the Royal Navy, who died in the 46th year of his age, from a coup de Soleil, twelve days after landing from the Clorinda frigate, on which ship he came out to filfil the duties of a Naval Commisioner at Madras, an appointment made by the Lords of the Admiralty from their conviction of his capacity and integrity, and as some reward for the zeal and gallantry that had distinguished his professional services.'

Details

Position: Compound, St Mary's Church
Vessel: Clorinda

Event

Battle of Copenhagen

People

Inman, Henry
Age:
Date of Death: 18/7/1809
Cause of Death: Sunstroke
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: Julian James Cotton 'List of Inscriptions on tombs or monuments in Madras possessing historical or archaeological interest' (Madras, 1905) p.44.

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