Memorial: M1622

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating William Henry Webb d. 1887


All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England


'WILLIAM HENRY WEBB aged 22 lost from the Emigrant Ship 'Kapunda' off the coast of Brazil Jan. 20 1887'


Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Kapunda


Webb, William Henry
Age: 22
Date of Death: 20/1/1887
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: passenger
Organisation: Trinder, Anderson & Co


Notes: 'Kapuanda' emigrant ship, Trinder, Anderson & Co, sunk in collision off Brazil on a voyage to Australia, with heavy loss of life.
Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).