Memorial: M5490

Memorial window formerly in St Anne’s Church, Dunbar commemorating Commander Edward Hay RN d. 1868


St Anne's Church, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland


[Not exact] 'James Hay of Belton died 3rd Feb 1857 aged 71. Also his sons, Lieutenant David Hay, of the 22nd Oude Regular Cavalry and one of the defenders of Lucknow, who died 6 June 1868, aged twenty-five, and Commander Hay, R.N., who was killed in New Zealand, 30th April 1864, aged twenty-nine.'


Type: Window


New Zealand War

Event Date


Event Category

19th century conflicts in the Pacific


Hay, Edward
Age: 29
Date of Death: 30/4/1864
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Commander RN
Organisation: Royal Navy


Notes: Killed in the attack on Pukehinahina (Gate Pa) during the Tauranga Campaign. The window was destroyed by fire in 1987.
Bibliography: Rev. Charles Rogers 'Monuments and Monumental Inscriptions in Scotland' (vol i, 1871) pp. 202-203