William Henry Paulson

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Reference WMO226817

Address:

St Gregory's Church

Case Gardens

Colyford Road

Seaton

EX12 2DF

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Other
About the memorial: Black marble tablet with Gothic top. White marble tablet, centrally positioned, with inscription, topped with shelf supporting white funerary urn. Black lettering.
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Sacred to the memory of William Henry Paulson Midshipman of H.M.S. Queen Charlotte who with eight Seamen all Volunteers perished in a gale of wind off Sidmouth whilst cruising in a Galley for the prevention of smuggling on the 13th June 1817 in the 23rd year of his age. Twas God's high will that in the prime of Youth the hand of Death should whelm him in the wave. His will be done but know the eternal truth. redeeming mercy triumphs over the grave.

William Henry Paulson.

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