Memorial: M271

Memorial in Hong Kong Cemetery commemorating men of HMS ‘Tribune’ who died 1856-8

Location

Hong Kong Cemetery, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, China, Rest of the World

Transcript

'This Monument / is erected by / Captain Harry EDGELL, the officers / and ship's company / of H.M.S.'TRIBUNE' / to the memory of their shipmates / who lost their lives / in their country's cause / 1856-58 / Killed and died from wounds received / in action / Henry L. BARKER Mid. Fat-shan Creek 2 June 1857 / Richard HARPER A.B. Fat-shan Creek 2 June 1857 / Barnet MORGAN A.B. Fat-shan Creek 10 June 1857 / Benjamin SHELDRAKE Leading Seaman 29 July 1857 / STRICKLAND Private R.M. French Island 7 July... / Drowned / John CHAPMAN Shipwright Canton River 28 May 1857 / William TILL A.B. Canton River 1 Feb 1858 / Died from disease / Charles KING Chief Engineer 2 July 1858 / Thomas BARNES Assistant Engineer 15 July 1858 / John GANGE Sail Makers Mate 13 Nov. 1856 / George WHITE Ordinary 12 Feb 1857 / George PAGE A.B. (Fell from aloft) 12 June 1857 / David GIBSON Ordinary 28 July 1857 / John BOWDEN Ordinary 6 Jan. 1858 / Arthur BENHAM Captain of the Mast 24 July 1858 / Thomas SMITH Quarter Master 10 August 1858 / William SEARLE Ships Steward 17 September 1858 / George BUTCHER Ships Steward 13 November 1858 / John ALEXANDER Gunner R.M.A. 19 August 1857 / William HORRELL Gunner R.M.A.27 November 1857 / James BURLEY Gunner R.M.A. 20 January 1858 / Thomas WEBSTER Gunner R.M.A. 28 October 1858 / James NASH Private R.M. 2 August 1858'

Details

Description: Urn on large plinth.
Type: Monument
Vessel: HMS Tribune

Event

Second China War

Event Date

1857- 1860

Event Category

19th century conflicts in Asia

People

Alexander, John
Age:
Date of Death: 19/8/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Barker, Henry L.
Age:
Date of Death: 2/6/1857
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Midshipman RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Barnes, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 15/7/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Assistant Engineer
Organisation: Royal Navy
Benham, Arthur
Age:
Date of Death: 24/7/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Captain of the Mast
Organisation: Royal Navy
Bowden, John
Age:
Date of Death: 26/1/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Burley, James
Age:
Date of Death: 20/1/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Butcher, George
Age:
Date of Death: 13/11/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Ship's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Chapman, John
Age:
Date of Death: 28/5/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Shipwright
Organisation: Royal Navy
Gange, John
Age:
Date of Death: 13/11/1856
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Sailmaker's mate
Organisation: Royal Navy
Gibson, David
Age:
Date of Death: 28/7/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Harper, Richard
Age:
Date of Death: 2/6/1857
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Horrell, William
Age:
Date of Death: 27/11/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
King, Charles
Age:
Date of Death: 2/7/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Chief Engineer
Organisation: Royal Navy
Morgan, Barnet
Age:
Date of Death: 10/6/1857
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Nash, James
Age:
Date of Death: 2/8/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
Page, George
Age:
Date of Death: 12/6/1857
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Searle, William
Age:
Date of Death: 17/9/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Ship's Steward
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sheldrake, Benjamin
Age:
Date of Death: 29/7/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Leading Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Smith, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 10/8/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Quartermaster
Organisation: Royal Navy
Strickland, Edward
Age:
Date of Death: 1857-8
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Private RM
Organisation: Royal Marines
Till, William
Age:
Date of Death: 1/2/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy
Webster, Thomas
Age:
Date of Death: 28/10/1858
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Gunner RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery
White, George
Age:
Date of Death: 12/2/1857
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Notes: Opium Wars.
Recorder: Christine Thomas; Patricia Lim, Gwulo.com