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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Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

Soldier and politician. Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Lieutenant-general in the army. Served in the Napoleonic Wars. Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland

1 memorial
Pilot Officer Carter Woodruff Harp

Pilot Officer Carter Woodruff Harp

Carter Woodruff Harp was born on 24 November 1908 in River Falls, Covington County, Alabama, USA, the eldest of the five children of Euchee Woodruff Harp (1872-1952) and Rosa Lee Harp née Carter (1...

Person, Armed Forces, USA

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
John Murdoch Harbert III

John Murdoch Harbert III

A wealthy construction industry leader in Birmingham, Alabama. Married Marguerite. In 2006 two of his children were entangled in a family feud, with Marguerite suing Raymond for profits from the fa...

Person, Armed Forces, Benefactor, Engineering, Philanthropy, USA

1 memorial
WO2 Graham Barker

WO2 Graham Barker

Born Bournemouth, Dorset, the son of Ronald C. G. and Zoe Margaret Barker, née Payne. Died aged 36 years, killed by the IRA Regent's Park bomb.

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy

1 memorial
Archery practice

Archery practice

From the Norman period, at least, until the introduction of firearms in the 16th century, some version of the longbow was the long-distance weapon of choice.  The last recorded use in England seems...

Event, Armed Forces

4 memorials