Memorial: M2824

Memorial at Kimberley, South Africa commemorating the men of the Naval Brigade who fell in the battle of Graspan in 1899

Location

West End Cemetery, Kimberley, South Africa, Rest of the World

Transcript

'In memory of the Officers of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines of the Naval Brigade who fell at the battle of Graspan, 25 November 1899, Commander A.P. Ethelston, R.N. H.M.S. 'Powerful' Major J.H. Plumbe, R.M.L.I. H.M.S. 'Doris' Captain G. Senior, R.M.A. H.M.S. 'Monarch''

Details

Vessel: HMS Doris, HMS Monarch, HMS Powerful

Event

Boer War 1899-1902

People

Ethelston, A. P.
Age:
Date of Death: 25/11/1899
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Plumbe, J. H.
Age:
Date of Death: 25/11/1899
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Major RMLI
Organisation: Royal Marine Light Infantry
Senior, G.
Age:
Date of Death: 25/11/1899
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RMA
Organisation: Royal Marine Artillery

Extra

Bibliography: J.R. Williams 'Some Naval Memorials in the West End Cemetery Kimberley, Cape Province' , 'Orders and Medals Research Society Journal' vol. 23, pp. 264-265, (Winter 1984).