Memorial: M1372

Brass plate in Church of St Peter and St Paul, Blandford Forum, Dorset, commemorating George Vince d. 1902

Location

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England

Transcript

'ERECTED BY HIS SHIPMATES, SCHOOLFELLOWS AND FRIENDS, / TO THE MEMORY OF GEORGE VINCE, A.B., R.N., / OF THE EXPLORING SHIP, DISCOVERY / A MEMBER OF THE EXPEDITION TO THE ANTARCTIC REGIONS / UNDER CAPT. ROBERT F. SCOTT, R.N. / BORN AT BLANDFORD SEPT. 20, 1880. /DIED BY A FALL OVER AN ICE CLIFF INTO THE SEA / AT ROSS ISLAND MARCH 11, 1902 / THE ONLY ONE OF HIS SHIP'S COMPANY WHO LOST HIS LIFE'

Details

Description: Brass plaque on marble support.
Type: Plate
Materials: Brass
Vessel: Discovery

People

Vince, George
Age:
Date of Death: 11/3/1902
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: J.D. Spinney 'Some Naval Memorials in Dorset', 'Mariner's Mirror' vol. 73, p. 195 (Greenwich, 1987).