Memorial: M6393

Memorial plaque in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, commemorating Henry Mathias, RN, d. 1849

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Location

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF HENRY MATHIAS ASSIST: SURGEON OF / H.M.S. "ENTERPRISE", WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE JUNE 15TH 1849. / IN HIS 28TH YEAR, AT PORT LEOPOLD LAT 74 N. / ERECTED BY THE OFFICERS OF THE ARCTIC EXPEDITION COMPOSED OF / H.M. SHIPS 'ENTERPRISE' AND 'INVESTIGATOR' AS A JUST TRIBUTE / TO HIS VARIED TALENTS AND GREAT MORAL WORTH. / 'I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord."

Details

Description: Above an inscription tablet on brackets, a white marble relief of two ships beset in ice with icy peaks silhouetted against a grey background behind them. A foul anchor is carved on the pediment above.
Type: Wall memorial
Position: Crypt
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Enterprise

People

Mathias, Henry
Age: 28
Date of Death: 15/6/1849
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Surgeon
Organisation: Royal Navy

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