Memorial: M6587

Memorial at Lichfield to Midshipman Charles Maddan, d. 1854 during Crimea War


Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England


To Spencer Madan M.A. Also of his dear son Charles Madan R.N., Midshipman of H.M.S. ‘Sans Pareil who fell in the attack of the Combined Fleets of England and France upon the forts of Sevastopol, October 17th, 1854, aged 18 years.’


Type: Wall table
Position: West wall, south transept
Materials: Marble
Vessel: HMS Sans Pareil


Crimea War

Event Date


Event Category

British Conflicts in Asia


Madan, Charles
Age: 18
Date of Death: 17/10/1854
Cause of Death: war casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman
Organisation: Royal Navy


Bibliography: Savage, Morris Boscawen ‘Lichfield Cathedral: A history of the Naval and Military Monuments, Memorials and Colours’ (Lichfield, 1967)

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