Memorial: M6590

Memorial at Lichfield Cathedral to Midshipman Edward I. Howard, RN d. 1896.


Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England


‘This is to the memory of Edward I. Howard, Midshipman H.M.S. ‘Active’, eldest son of the above [Edward Henry Howard]. Born 1877. Killed by a fall from aloft, August 4th, 1896. Buried at Vadsö Norway.’


Description: Circular marble tablet in iron frame
Type: Wall tablet
Position: West door, west wall
Materials: Marble; iron
Vessel: HMS Active


Howard, Edward I
Age: 19
Date of Death: 4/8/1896
Cause of Death: maritime accident
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) p. 39.

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