Memorial: M6572

Memorial to Admiral Sir H.J. Studholme Brownrigg d.1943 at Denham, Buckinghamshire.

Location

St Mary's Church, Denham, Buckinghamshire

Transcript

'In proud & loving memory of / Admiral / Sir H.J. Studholme Brownrigg / K.B.E. C.B. D.S.O. / who gave his life on active / service while serving as / Commodore of Convoys / 24th. Jan. 1943.'

Details

Description: A white oval tablet with a torus moulded frame. Above the inscription is a naval crown. Beneath is the crest and motto of the Brownrigg family (A sword entwined with a serpent on a mural crown). Motto: 'VIRTUTE ET SAPIENTE'.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Interior
Materials: Marble
Vessel: SS Tamatave

Event

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Brownrigg, Henry John Studholme
Age: 61
Date of Death: 24/1/1943
Cause of Death: vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: While Commodore of Convoy ON 16, Brownrigg was lost when SS 'Ville de Tamatave' sunk in a storm in the North Atlantic.

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