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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C. H. Turnbull

C. H. Turnbull

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

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Ronald Neil Stuart, VC

Ronald Neil Stuart, VC

Awarded the VC for his heroism on 7 June 1917, age 30, while serving in the Royal Naval Reserve. "HMS Pargust disguised as a merchant ship, encountered an enemy submarine. The submarine was sunk an...

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women

Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women

From their website: "With over 120,000 Jews having served in the British Armed Forces during the World Wars, AJEX JMA is here to ensure that their immense contribution is never forgotten. Our aims ...

Group, Armed Forces, Community / Clubs, History

3 memorials
Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

"Gallant officers and men of the Royal Navy and Marines to the number of about twenty thousand, formerly inmates of the Royal Hospital Greenwich, whose remains were interred in this cemetery betwee...

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial
Herbert Barlow Nightingale

Herbert Barlow Nightingale

Footballer. Born in Silvertown and known as 'Nobby'. He worked for the local electrical engineering company Seimens, and played for Charlton Athletic football club. In WWI, he signed up with the Ro...

Person, Armed Forces, Sport / Games, Belgium

1 memorial