Memorial: M6610

Gravestone at St Peter and St Paul’s churchyard, Swaffham, Norfolk, commemorating Admiral Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson, VC, RN d. 1921

Location

St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Swaffham, Norfolk

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET / SIR ARTHUR KNYVET WILSON BART. / V.C., G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O., D.C.L. / DIED MAY 25 1921 / AGED 79 YEARS. / 'NONE OF US LIVETH TO HIMSELF' / ROMANS XIV.7 / KATHERINE KNYVET WILSON / DIED DEC 20 1931 / AGED 86 YEARS / ‘WHETHER WE LIVE THEREFORE, OR DIE, WE ARE THE LORD’S’ / ROMANS XIV.8'

Details

Description: Gravestone with foul anchor in circle above the texts.
Type: Gravestone
Position: East graveyard
Materials: Limestone

People

Wilson, Arthur Knyvet
Age: 59
Date of Death: 25/5/1921
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Also memorial brass in the church M6343. Awarded the Victoria Cross.

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