Memorial: M6355

Wall tablet in St Ann’s Church, Portsmouth Dockyard, commemorating casualties from the Royal Navy and Royal Marines sustained during the  Bombardment of Lagos in 1851

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Location

St Ann's Church, Naval Dockyard, Portsmouth, England

Transcript

'TO THE MEMORY OF THE / OFFICERS, SEAMEN AND ROYAL MARINES, / WHO WERE KILLED / OR MORTALLY WOUNDED, / IN THE ENGAGEMENTS AT LAGOS, / ON THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA. / A.D. 1851. / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THEIR / SHIPMATES AND COMPANIONS IN ARMS / JOHN G.F. DYER AND HENRY H. HALL MATES OF H.M.S. NIGER KILLED 25TH NOVR. 1851 / FREDK. R. FLETCHER. MID; JNO. MCDONALD, W. LAWS, FREDK. HUNN, THOS. SUTTON, / JAMES WEBB. THOS. DAVIS, SAML. PITT, BENJ. TRACEY AND RICH. PEACOCK, SEAMEN / FRANCIS BONE, THOS. NONELEY AND WM. WILSON, ROYAL MAR. ART. AND KING GEORGE / KROOMAN, OF H.M.S. PENELOPE KILLED 26TH DECEMBER 1851, HY. M. GILHAM / MASTER'S ASSISTANT; GEORGE E. HOWELL, GUNNER, AND W. BOTTERS, R.M.A. H.M.S. / PENELOPE MORTALLY WOUNDED, THOMAS RICHARDS, MID; H.M.S. SAMPSON / KILLED 26TH DECEMBER 1851'

Details

Description: Inscription tablet flanked by pillasters carved with palm trees, carved brackets. Above, a trophy of flags, a sword, gun, anchor and oval union flag shield.
Type: Wall tablet
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Niger, HMS Penelope; HMS Sampson

Event

Lagos

Event Date

1851

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Bone, Francis
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Botters, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Davis, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Dyer, John G. F.
Age:
Date of Death: 25/11/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Fletcher, Frederick R.
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
George, King
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Krooman
Organisation:
Gilham, Henry M.
Age:
Date of Death: 1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Master's Assistant
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hall, Henry H.
Age:
Date of Death: 25/11/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Howell, George F.
Age:
Date of Death: 1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Gunner
Organisation: Royal Navy
Hunn, Frederick
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Laws, W.
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
McDonald, J.
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Noneley, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Peacock, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pitt, Samuel
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Richards, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Tracey, Benjamin
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Webb, James
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wilson, William
Age:
Date of Death: 26/12/1851
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery

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