Memorial: M6587

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

Location

Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England

Transcript

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.’

Details

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

Event

Crimea War

Event Date

1853-1856

Event Category

British Conflicts in Asia

People

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

Extra

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *