Memorial: M452

Memorial in Samoa commemorating British and American casualties in the Second Battle of Vailele 1899

Location

Samoa, Rest of the World

Transcript

'IN MEMORIAM / P.V. LANSDALE / LIEUT. U.S.N. / J.R. MONAGHAN / ENSIGN U.S.N. / N.E. EDSALL / O.S. U.S.N. / JAMES BUTLER COX. U.S.N. / JOHN E. MUDGE / PVT U.S.M.C. / THOMAS HOLLOWAY / PVT U.S.M.C. / OF / U.S.F.S. PHILADELPHIA / ANGEL HOPE FREEMAN / LIEUT. R.N. H.M.S. TAURANGA / JOHN LONG LEADING SEAMAN / ALBERT M. PROUT / LEADING SEAMAN / A.H.J. THORNBERRY / A.B. / MONTAGUE ROGERS / O.S. / EDMOND HALLORAN / O.S. / OF H.M.S. ROYALIST / KILLED IN ACTION / APRIL 1899'. 'U.S.N. H.B.M.N.'

Details

Description: Crossed flags in bronze above the inscription, a foul anchor below.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Stone
Artists: Ross & Bowman
Vessel: USS Philadelphia, HMS Royalist, HMS Tauranga

Event

Second Battle of Vailele, Second Samoan Civil War

Event Date

1899

Event Category

19th century conflicts in the Pacific

People


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Extra

Notes: Killed in engagements with Samoan rebels. See photographs in RMG collections Neg Numbers D588 and D589.