Group    From 1749  To 1869

Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

Categories: Armed Forces

"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 between the years 1749 and 1869."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Sailors buried in the Devonport House burial ground

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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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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
H. F. Hollman

H. F. Hollman

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
General Sir Charles James Napier

General Sir Charles James Napier

Not to be confused with his contemporary, Charles John Napier. Born Whitehall. After succeeding at the battle of Hydrabad, which meant he had conquered Sindh province, he sent a despatch with the s...

Person, Armed Forces, India

1 memorial
H. W. Day

H. W. Day

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
R. T. Eves

R. T. Eves

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