Memorial: M760

Memorial at St Peter and St Paul, Fareham commemorating Captain George Thomas Maitland Purvis RN d. circa 1870 in Japan

Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Fareham, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'In Loving Memory of / GEORGE THOMAS MAITLAND PURVIS, CAPTN. R.N. / ELDEST SON OF, / CAPTN. G.T.M. PURVIS, R.N. AND MARY JANE, HIS WIFE, / OF BLACKBROOK COTTAGE, FAREHAM, HANTS, / WHO DIED (AFTER AND ILLNESS OF FOUR DAYS ONLY,) / AT YOKOHAMA, JAPAN, / IN THE 51ST YEAR OF HIS AGE. / I GO HENCE LIKE THE SHADOW THAT DEPARTETH PSALM 109 VERSE 22 / THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY A FEW, AMONGST MANY / THAT FONDLY LOVED HIM'

Details

Description: Plain wall tablet.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Nave
Materials: Stone

People

Purvis, George Thomas Maitland
Age: 51
Date of Death: 1870
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Born 1829.

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