Captain J Cooke
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City of London
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England
In the Crypt, Nelson Chamber west bay, a sculpted marble wall monument with colossal figures of a kneeling woman flanked by two naked putti. In the centre a woman in classical dress kneels, facing forward, her head propped on her palm. To the left is a striding naked infant carrying a trident, to the right is a seated infant placing a Greek helmet on his head. Behind, to the right, is represented the stern of a ship. The whole stands on a high shallow podium with the memorial inscription.
ERECTED AT THE PUBLIC EXPENSE TO THE/ MEMORY OF CAPTAIN JOHN COOKE, WHO WAS/ KILLED COMMANDING THE BELLEROPHON, IN THE/ BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, IN THE 44TH YEAR OF/ HIS AGE, AND THE 30TH OF HIS SERVICE.
Names on memorial
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death,additional
Order of information: Undefined
Measurements: depth 340mm, height 3085mm, width 2900mm
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Details: Unknown or N/A
Unknown or N/A
ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P 147 Source: Image Library NIWM
St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no. 2393
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