Captain G Duff
St Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's Churchyard
City Of London
OS Grid Ref.: TQ 32025 81148
Denomination: Church of England
In the Crypt, Nelson Chamber west bay, a sculpted marble wall monument with a medallion portrait on a sarcophagus flanked by two life-size figures and a lion. In the centre, a medallion portrait of a man, facing left, is set in a sarcophagus with lions' feet and draped with an oak trail, standing on a plain podium with the memorial inscription. On the left a female allegorical figure (Britannia) wearing a plumed helmet arranges the wreath with her left hand, her right resting on a shield. To the left is a seated mournful lion and on the right a young midshipman with naked torso kneeling before the podium and holding a banner on a mast. The figures stand on a narrow naturalistic base.
ERECTED AT THE PUBLIC EXPENSE / TO THE MEMORY OF / CAPTAIN GEORGE DUFF, / WHO WAS KILLED THE XXIST. OF OCTR. / MDCCCV / COMMANDING THE MARS, / IN THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, / IN THE FORTY-SECOND YEAR OF HIS AGE / AND THE TWENTY-NINTH OF HIS SERVICE
Names on memorial
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Total names on memorial: 1
Served and returned: Undefined
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 260mm, height 3960mm, width 2980mm
Site: 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. 2392
DICTIONARY OF BRITISH SCULPTORS 1660 - 1851 by GUNNIS, RUPERT P 28 Source: Image Library NIWM Published:MURRAYS SALES AND SERVICE CO. 1968 LONDON
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