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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
City of London
Town
City of London
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
F G Knapp (Sculptor)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11702
Current location

St Paul's Cathedral
St Pau'ls Churchyard
City of London
City of London
Greater London
EC4M 8AD
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 32035 81148
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
In the Crypt, Nelson Chamber, a sculptured freestone wall panel with memorial inscription, carved with polychrome painted armorial on the top, with a pair of swordfish as supporters, an acanthus leaf frame and a central incised cross.
Inscription
IN MEMORIAM/ HENRY BRADWARDINE JACKSON/ G.C.B., K.C.V.O., R.N., F.R.S./ ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET/ BORN 1855 DIED 1929/ MADE A FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY/ IN RECOGNITION/ OF ORIGINAL RESEARCH/ IN WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATION/ FOR USE BETWWEEN SHIPS AT SEA./ CHAIRMAN OF THE RADIO RESEARCH BOARD 1920-29/ ALSO TOOK A LEADING PART IN THE DEVELOPMENT/ OF THE SCIENTIFIC SIDE OF NAVAL WARFARE./ HIS SERVICES INCLUDED/ CONTROLLER OF THE NAVY./ PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL NAVAL WAR COLLEGE./ CHIEF OF ADMIRALTY WAR STAFF./ FIRST SEA LORD 1915-1916./ FIRST & PRINCIPAL NAVAL A.D.C. TO H.M. KING GEORGE V.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Jackson, Henry, Bradwardine
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Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: Undefined
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,forename,age of death,additional,decorations
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: depth 75mm, height 1370mm, width 915mm
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Sir H B Jackson (1855-1929) Published:Oxford University Press 2004
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory Inv no. 2371

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