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Memorial details

Memorial type
Composite
District
Douglas
Town
Douglas
County
Isle of Man
Country
Isle of Man
Commemoration
Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 29 June 2006
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Mann; the Quilliam Chaplain and the Douglas Port Chaplain.
  • Dedicated
    Date: 29 June 2006
    Attended by: The Lord Bishop of Sodor and Mann
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Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84499
Current location

Douglas Head
Fort Anne Road
Douglas
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 5BX
Isle of Man

OS Grid Ref: SC 38835 74802
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Double sided memorial, with large stone anchor on stone plinth. The front has the dedication and the rear the names of Manxmen who served at the Battle of Trafalgar
Inscription
FRONT: To The Immortal Memory of / LORD ADMIRAL HORATIO, VISCOUNT NELSON K.B. / who gave his life at / TRAFALGAR / 21st OCTOBER 1805 / and to / THE GALLANT MANXMEN / who served alongside him. REAR: THE GALLANT MANXMEN / (three columns of names) / 21st October 1805, at Trafalgar / (three legs of man emblem)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Bainbridge, Hugh
Bell, William
Black, Jereliah
Brown, William
Butler, Jasper
Callow, William
Cammast, John
Cannal, Thomas
Cannon, John
Cardy, Robert
See details for all 69 names
Commemorations
  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1814)
    Total names on memorial: 69
    Served and returned: 69
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename, surname
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Costs

Comments: It was sponsored by corporate donation and the cost of the memorial was £12,000 - £15,000.

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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