Lt. Harold Charrington
St Dunstan's Church
Stepney High Street
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'IN MEMORY OF / LIEUT HAROLD CHARRINGTON ROYAL NAVY/ AGED 26 YEARS / OF HER MAJESTY'S SHIP EURYALUS / FLAG LIEUTENANT TO REAR ADMIRAL / SIR W.N. HEWETT, K.C.B. VICTORIA CROSS / COMMANDER IN CHIEF IN THE EAST INDIES, / WHO WITH / PROFESSOR EWD PALMER, / OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE / AND CAPTAIN W.J. GILL ROYAL ENGINEERS / WHILE ENGAGED IN A CONFIDENTIAL MISSION / INHE DESERT OF MOUNT SINAI, ARABIA,/ IN CONNECTION WITH THE WAR IN EGYPT / WERE ALL KILLED BY THE BEDOUIN ARABS / ON THE 11TH AUGUST 1882 / THEIR REMAINS ARE INTERRED / IN THE CRYPT OF ST PAULS CATHEDRAL / HE WAS THE SECOND SON OF / SPENCER CHARRINGTON, ESQR . OF THIS PARISH / AND GREAT GRANDSON OF / JOHN AND KATHERINE CHARRINGTON / A TABLET HAS BEEN ERECTED IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF HUNSDON, HERTS . / BY THE ADMIRAL AND THE OFFICERS / OF HIS FLAG SHIP EURYALUS, / IN AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE OF / A GALLANT SAILOR / ONE WHO HAD ENDEARED HIMSELF TO THEM ALL.‘