Memorial: M2718

Window at All Saints Church, Milford on Sea, Hampshire commemorating Admirals Robert Man d. 1813, William Cornwallis d. 1819, John Peyton d. 1809 and Captain John Whitby d. 1896

Location

All Saints Church, Milford on Sea, Hampshire, England

Transcript

'Admiral / Robert Man / 1745-1813', 'Admiral / Sir William Cornwallis / 1744-1819','Rear Admiral / John Peyton / 1757-1809', 'Captain / John Whitby / 1774-1806' [On scroll] 'With fame and honour and respect well blest / Midst Milford's lichen'd graves they now may rest'

Details

Description: Red ensign, flying above a shore with the names of the four officers on a surrounding round blue band.
Type: Window
Materials: Glass
Date Erected: 2019

Event Category

1793-1802 French Revolutionary War, 1803-1815 Napoleonic Wars

People

Peyton, John
Age: 56
Date of Death: 2/8/1809
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Rear-Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Man, Robert
Age: 68
Date of Death: 21/9/1813
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Cornwallis, William
Age: 75
Date of Death: 5/7/1819
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Admiral
Organisation: Royal Navy
Whitby, John
Age: 32
Date of Death: 7/4/1806
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Captain
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Patricia Barber 2019
Photographer: Patricia Barber