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

Battle of Trafalgar

Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial other

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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Field Marshal Allenby

Field Marshal Allenby

Army officer. Born Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby at Brackenhurst Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He fought in the second Boer war and in World War I his command captured Vimy Ridge. Later he l...

Person, Armed Forces, Africa, Egypt, France

2 memorials
Flying Officer Thomas Cambell Beswick

Flying Officer Thomas Cambell Beswick

Thomas Cambell Beswick was born on 18 August 1920, the youngest of the three children of Thomas Beswick (1873-1961) and Mary Beswick née Cambell (1877-1932). His elder siblings were: Mary Beswick (...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2

1 memorial
J. R. Fossett

J. R. Fossett

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
John Laird Mair, First Lord Lawrence

John Laird Mair, First Lord Lawrence

Born Yorkshire. Ruler of the Punjaub during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869. Died at house, 23 Queen's Gate Gardens.

Person, Armed Forces, India

1 memorial