Memorial: M3046

Memorial at St Margaret’s Church, Lowestoft, commemorating Captain Andrew Leake RN d. 1704 and Lieutenant James Wells RN d. 1704

Location

St Margaret's Church, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'Deborah wife of William Wells of this Parish, Gent and eldest daughter of James Wilde of ye same, merchant who died February ye 7th 1704. She was mother both to Sir Andrew LEAKE, Kt, slain in ye Mediterranean August ye 13th 1704 and to James Wells Lieutenant in her Majesties Ship DORSETSHIRE, drowned of this place September ye 25 1704 along with whom was Wm SCHOLDOM Gent'

Details

Position: Churchyard
Vessel: HMS Dorsetshire

Event

Battle of Malaga

Event Date

1704

Event Category

1701-1714 War of the Spanish Succession

People

Leake, Andrew
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 13/8/1704
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Captain RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Wells, James
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 25/9/1704
Cause of Death: Unknown
Rank / Occupation: Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Recorder: Reverend William Henry Donnan 1967