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HMS Orlando Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
1. HMS Orlando Memorial
Inscription.
Taku Forts, Tientsin, Defence Of Legations, Pekin.

H.M.S. ORLANDO
NORTH CHINA 1900
Commander P.H. WRIGHT, died of wounds received at Tientsin

W.GINGELL Sergt R.M.L.I. N.BERRY Ord
Killed Sir E. Seymour's Column

J.W.JOHNSON Lt. SMm. R.WHEELER A.B. H.MILLS A.B. F.HUSSEY A.B. E.CRADDOCK A.B. N.ROBINSON Pte R.M.L.I.
Killed at Tientsin.


A.G.SAWYER Pte R.M.L.I.
Legation guard died of wounds.

( left side )
Fortiter Defendit Triumphans

This bell was taken
At the capture of the North West Fort, Taku
June 17th 1900
And brought home by H.M.S. ORLANDO.
The memorial is erected by the
Officers and Men
In memory of their comrades
Who lost their lives
During the commission.
( right side )
H.M.S.Orlando
1899-1902

Captain James N.T.Burke, C.B. Died at Sea 12th May 1902
Mr E.A.Govett, Midshipman
Benjm. Green Chief Stoker
E.C Holloway P.O. 2nd Cl.
R.J.Halls A.B.
J.Harding Stoker
W.Snelgrove Ord.
F.J.Boulton Boy.
( back )
Perpetual Felicity Achieved

(Translation of inscription on the bell)
'Come pleasant weather and gentle rain
The
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By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
2. HMS Orlando Memorial
( left side )
empire happy at peace again'

 
Location. 50° 47.965′ N, 1° 5.676′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Anglesea Road (England Route A3) and Bishop Crispin Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Victoria Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO1 3AB, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. HMS Victoria Memorial (a few steps from this marker); HMS Centurion Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Napier (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS Powerful Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS Royal Sovereign Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Workers Memorial Day (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John the Evangelist (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dockyard Railway Gate (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
Also see . . .
1. Memorial & Monument in Portsmouth – HMS Orlando. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. HMS Orlando (1886) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
HMS Orlando Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
3. HMS Orlando Memorial
( right side )
HMS Orlando Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
4. HMS Orlando Memorial
( back )
HMS Orlando Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2018
5. HMS Orlando Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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