Memorial: M6249

Memorial in Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff commemorating John Webb  RM d. 1896

Location

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Wales

Transcript

'In loving memory of / John Webb / who sailed in the first expedition / in search of the late Sir John Franklin / and received the Arctic medal 1818-1855 / Who died May 12th 1896 / Aged 78 years / We have to mourn the loss of one / we did our best to save / Beloved on earth, regretted, gone / Remembered in the grave.'

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone

People

Webb, John
Age: 78
Date of Death: 12/5/1896
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Private
Organisation: Royal Marines

Extra

Notes: Medal group sold 22 June 1999 Dix Noonan Webb

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