Memorial: M6400

Wall tablet in Holy Trinity Church, Gosport, Hampshire commemorating William Rogers d. 1858

Location

Holy Trinity Church, Gosport, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / WILLIAM AUGUSTUS ROGERS, / SON OF MR. WILLIAM ROGERS, OF GOSPORT, / AND COMMANDER OF THE SHIP / "STARTLED FAWN" OF LIVERPOOL, / WHO FELL A VICTIM OF CHOLERA WHILE IN / THE ZEALOUS DISCHARGE OF HIS DUTIES / AT CALCUTTA, 28TH JUNE 1858, AGED 36 YEARS. / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY THE OWNERS OF THE / SHIP AS A TOKEN OF REGARD AND ESTEEM / FOR ONE WHOSE LOSS THEY DEEPLY DEPLORE.'

Details

Description: Inscription carved on a white, hexagonal, stone wall tablet, with text painted black.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: South side of the nave
Materials: Stone
Vessel: Startled Fawn

People

Rogers, William Augustus
Age: 36
Date of Death: 28/6/1858
Cause of Death: Infectious disease
Rank / Occupation: Master
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