Memorial: M998

Wall tablet in St Paul’s Cathedral, London commemorating Admiral Charles de la Poer Beresford d. 1919

Location

St Paul's Cathedral, London, England

Transcript

'Charles William de la Poer Beresford / Admiral Lord Beresford of Metemmer / G.C.B. G.C. V.O. D.C.L. L.L.D. / Born February 10th 1846, died September 6th 1919. / At Alexandria 1882 on The Nile 1885. / Three times commander in chief at sea. / A Member of the House of Commons for more than twenty years. / A distinguished and gallant sailor, a devoted public servant / and the genial comrade of many illustrious and humble friends'

Details

Description: Carved with a half-length portrait in uniform in relief and the Beresford coat-of-arms.
Type: Wall tablet
Position: Crypt
Materials: Marble

Event

Anglo-Egyptian War

Event Date

1882

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Africa

People

Beresford, Charles William de la Poer
Age: 73
Date of Death: 6/9/1919
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Buried in Putney Vale Cemetery, London.

Recorder: BBT. 12/10/1982

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