Event    From 4/2/1797  To 4/2/1797

Battle of St Vincent

Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial other

Countries: Portugal, Spain

A British fleet, lead by John Jervis, defeated a Spanish fleet almost twice its size, near Cape St Vincent, Portugal. Nelson distinguished himself in this battle where he commanded HMS Captain and was subsequently knighted and promoted to Rear-Admiral.

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Battle of St Vincent

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Battle of St Vincent frieze

See "2018" below for the event that this relief depicts. Camden's Public Art...

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Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

The names on the monument are of men whose claim to immortality is their role...

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Nelson's column

Erected to commemorate the Trafalgar victory over Napoleon of 1805. The heigh...

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Oscar Hoffman Coen

Oscar Hoffman Coen

Colonel Oscar Hoffman Coen was born on 11 May 1917 in Walum, Hannaford, Griggs County, North Dakota, USA, the second child of Archie Blain Coen (1890-1963) and Mary Henrietta Coen née Hoffman (1894...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, USA

1 memorial
J. P. Blackmore

J. P. Blackmore

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1

1 memorial
W. Somerville

W. Somerville

Member of the Homerton fire crew.  Wrote a diary during WW2.

Person, Armed Forces

1 memorial
Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard

The first headquarters of the Metropolitan Police were named after the entrance on Great Scotland Yard. In about 1890 they moved from here to new premises by Norman Shaw on the Victoria Embankment,...

Place, Armed Forces

1 memorial