Event    From 21/10/1805  To 21/10/1805

Battle of Trafalgar

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: France, Spain

A sea battle that took place off Cape Trafalgar on the south west coast of Spain. Nelson led the British fleet to a decisive victory which permanently removed the threat of invasion of England by the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Trafalgar Day is recognised by those involved in sea-faring, see Lighthouse Automation.

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Battle of Trafalgar

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Battle of Trafalgar - Brentford war memorial

Men of Brentford & Chiswick at the Battle of Trafalgar and the ships in w...

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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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Merton Place

{Around the London Borough of Merton coat of arms:} Merton Place. Sixty metr...

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Nelson Gardens

Nelson Gardens This building was built in 1976 by the Greater London Council....

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The Trafalgar Way - Admiralty

The Trafalgar Way Destination - The Admiralty On Monday 21st October 1805 t...

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Marine Police

Marine Police

Founded by magistrate Patrick Colquhoun and Master Mariner John Harriott, on the site from which it still operates. Set up to protect the cargo ships from theft which was proving very costly to the...

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1 memorial
J. Cahill

J. Cahill

Employed at the Holloway bus/tram garage - Pemberton Gardens. Served and was killed in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Serjeant Cecil Williams

Serjeant Cecil Williams

Cecil Williams was born on 2 February 1890 in Paddington, one of the six children of Frederick George Williams (1859-1954) and Mary Williams née Troughton (1861-1948). His birth was registered in t...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
2 memorials
V. S. Streater
War dead, WW2
1 memorial