Memorial: M2479

Memorial at St Andrew’s Church, Hamble, Hampshire, commemorating Admiral Joseph Sidney Yorke d. 1831


St Andrew's Church, Hamble, Hampshire, England


'In memory of Elizabeth Yorke wife of Vice Admiral Joseph Yorke of Sydney Lodge, who died at the Admiralty, 30th of January 1813 in her 40th year and was buried in the family vault at Wimpole. Also of their second son Sydney John, who died 21 March 1814 in his 8th year, buried at Wimpole. Admiral Sir Joseph Yorke K.C.B. departed this life being drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 5th of May 1831. He was buried in the vault at Wimpole'


Vessel: Catherine


Yorke, Joseph Sidney
Date of Death: 5/5/1831
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Lost in the yacht 'Catherine' which was struck by lightning and capsized.