Memorial: M6524

M6524

Memorial in Stepney, London dedicated to Lieutenant Harold Charrington RN, d. 1882

Location

St Dunston's Church, Stepney, London, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF / LIEUT HAROLD CHARRINGTON ROYAL NAVY/ AGED 26 YEARS / OF HER MAJESTY'S SHIP EURYALUS / FLAG LIEUTENANT TO REAR ADMIRAL / SIR W.N. HEWETT, K.C.B. VICTORIA CROSS / COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN THE EAST INDIES, / WHO WITH / PROFESSOR EWD PALMER, / OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE / AND CAPTAIN W.J. GILL ROYAL ENGINEERS / WHILE ENGAGED IN A CONFIDENTIAL MISSION / INHE DESERT OF MOUNT SINAI, ARABIA,/ IN CONNECTION WITH THE WAR IN EGYPT / WERE ALL KILLED BY THE BEDOUIN ARABS / ON THE 11TH AUGUST 1882 / THEIR REMAINS ARE INTERRED / IN THE CRYPT OF ST PAULS CATHEDRAL / HE WAS THE SECOND SON OF / SPENCER CHARRINGTON, ESQR . OF THIS PARISH / AND GREAT GRANDSON OF / JOHN AND KATHERINE CHARRINGTON / A TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF HUNSDON, HERTS . / BY THE ADMIRAL AND THE OFFICERS / OF HIS FLAG SHIP EURYALUS, / IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF / A GALLANT SAILOR / ONE WHO HAD ENDEARED HIMSELF TO THEM ALL.‘

Details

Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Euryalus

Event

Egypt Campaign 1882-9

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Charrington, Harold
Age: 26
Date of Death: 11/8/1882
Cause of Death: War Casualty
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant
Organisation: Royal Navy

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