Commander William Clarke

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Reference WMO259778

Address:

St Mary's Church

Church Road

Henstead

NR34 7LD

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 Stone (any)
Lettering: Inscribed on a plaque
Conflicts:
  • Revolutionary/Napoleonic (1792-1815)
About the memorial: Rectangular stone tablet bordered by two columns and an upper plinth. Above the tablet, a weeping cherub figure seated by a draped urn. Below inscription, a winged cherub head.
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To the Memory of / WILLIAM Son of JOHN and ELIZABETH CLARKE / Late Commander of the Ship Iris/ who was unfortunately slain on the eve of Victory / in an attack upon a Dutch ship of superior force in the Indian Ocean / on the 7th day of November 1804, Aged 37 / To an ardent and enterprising Spirit and a Courage equal / to every danger he joined all the able qualities / of a dutiful Son and affectionate brother and by a deportment uniformly open and generous obtained / the regard and esteem of all who knew him.//

William Clarke

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