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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Fareham
Town
Fareham
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
21167
Current location

St Peter and St Paul Church
Church Path
Fareham
Fareham
Hampshire
PO16 7DT
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 5812206488
Denomination: Church of England

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Inscription
CAPTAIN MICHAEL JOHN EVERETT WHO COMMANDED HMS RUBY WAS KILLED BY A CANNON BALL NEAR THE ISLAND OF HISPANIOLA ON 22ND JUNE 1779 AE 26. "SMIT IN THE HOUR OF YOUTH'S JUST OPENING BLOOM, TH'ASPIRING HERO FOUND AN EARLY TOMB. BLUSH NOT TO WEEP, BUT O'ER THE HONOURED BIER, WITH VIRTUE AND HIS COUNTRY DROP A TEAR."
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,place of death,forename,manner of death,age of death
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
  • PARISH CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL
  • Grade II*
  • This memorial is protected, and listed on the National Heritage List for England maintained by Historic England. View list entry
  • More about listing and the protection of historic places can be found on the Historic England website
  • Historic England
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Mariner's mirror November 1881 p367

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