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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
ALBERT BRUCE JOY (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1884
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
11831
Current location

St. Paul's Cathedral
St Paul's 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 sculpted marble wall panel with medallion portrait in relief of an Admiral, a Naval Coronet carved above and an armorial below. Representation of a man, facing left, with side-whiskers and wearing a high collar. Above is a Naval Coronet with inscription ('NAVARIN'); below is the memorial inscription and, at the base, an armorial with motto inscribed on scrolls. The white marble panel is affixed to a grey variegated marble back- panel fastened to the wall.
Inscription
Motto: VULTUS IN HOSTEM / TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO IN MEMORY OF/ ADMIRAL SIR EDWARD CODRINGTON G.C.B./ BORN 27TH OF APRIL 1770 DIED 28TH OF APRIL 1851/ HE ENTERED THE NAVY .../ ...LIEUTENANT OF H.M.S. "QUEEN CHARLOTTE" AT THE BATTLE OF THE FIRST OF JUNE 17../ COMMANDER .../ CAPTAIN OF H.M.S. "ORION" AT THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR 21ST OCTOBER 1805/ CAPTAIN OF H.M.S. "..." .../ SERVED .../... THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ALLIED FLEETS OF ENGLAND, FRANCE AND .../ IN THE BATTLE OF NAVARIN 20TH OCTOBER 1827.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Codrington, Edward
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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
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference
  • ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL by BURMAN, PETER P. 144-6 Source: Image Library NIWM
  • St Paul's Cathedral Inventory iNV NO.2378

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