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Franklin

 
 
John Franklin image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. John Franklin
Inscription.
Franklin

To the Great Arctic Navigator
And His Brave Companions
Who Sacrificed Their Lives in Completing
The Discovery of the North West Passage
A.D. 1847-8
Erected By the Unanimous Vote of Parliament


( south side )
Her Majesty’s Ship Terror

Officers
F.R.M. Crozier · Edward Little · George H. Hodgson · John Irving · Frederick Hornby · Robert Thomas · Thomas Blanky · John S. Peddie · Alexander McDonald · G.A. Macbean · E.J.H. Helpman · Thomas Honey · John Lane · James Thompson
Petty Officers
John Diggle · Henry Peglar · William Gibson · Cornelius Hickey · William Goddard · Reuben Male · Alexander Wilson · John Wilson · Thomas Darlington · William Johnson · Thomas R. Farr · Luke Smith · David McDonald · John Kenley · William Rhodes · Thomas Johnson · Thomas Armitage · Samuel Honey · Thomas Jopson · Edwd. Gence · John Torrington
Able Seamen
George J. Cann · William Strong · David Sims · John Bailey · William Jerry · Henry Sait · Alexander Berry · John Handford · John Bate · Samuel Crispie · Charles Johnson · William Shanks · David Leys · William Sinclair · George Kinnaird · Ed. Laurence · Magnus Manson · James Walker · William Wentzall
Royal Marines
Solomon Tozer · William Hedges · William Heather · Henry Wilks · John Hammond · James Daly
Boys
Robert Colding · Thomas Evans
“They forged the last link with their lives.”

( north side )
Her Majesty’s Ship Erebus


Officers
Sir J. Franklin Kt. K.C.H. · James Fitzjames · Graham Core · H.T. Leonard Vesconte · J.W. Fairholme · Robert O. Sargent · Charles F. Des Veux · Edward Couch · James Reid · Stephen S. Stanley · Gh H. Osmer · Harry D.S. Goodsir · Henry F. Collins · Thomas Terry · John Weekes · John Gregory
Petty Officers
Samuel Brown · Richard Wall · Robert Sinclair · Joseph Andrews · William Fowler · James W. Brown · John Cowie · John Sullivan · Philip Reddington · John Murray · John Bridgens · Thomas Watson · Thomas Plater · William Smith · Francis Dunn · Edmund Hoar · Daniel Arthur · William Bell · John Downing · James Hart · Richard Aylmore · James Rigden
Able Seamen
George Thompson · John Hartnell · John Strickland · Thomas Hartnell · William Orren · William Clossan · Charles Coombs · John Morfin · Charles Best · Thomas McConvey · Henry Lloyd · Thomas Work · Robert Ferrier · Josephus Geater · George Williams · Thomas Tadmsn · Abraham Seely · Francis Pocock · Robert Johns · William Mark
Royal Marines
Daniel Bryant · Alexander Paterson · Robert Hopcroft · William Pilkington · William Braine · Joseph Healey · William Reed
Boys
George Chambers · David Young
“They forged the last link with their lives.”
Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Franklin Marker

 
Location. 51° 30.392′ N, 0° 7.927′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Waterloo Place and Carlton House Terrace, on the right when traveling south on Waterloo Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1Y 5ER, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Fox Burgoyne (a few steps from this marker); P&O (within shouting distance of this marker); John First Lord Lawrence (within shouting distance of this marker); Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park (1892 - 1975) (within shouting distance of this marker); Duke of York Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Falcon Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); William Ewart Gladstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigade of Guards (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A memorial to Joseph Bellot, who died while attempting Franklin's rescue in the Arctic.
 
Also see . . .  John Franklin on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. Franklin Marker
Franklin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
4. Franklin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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