Memorial: M2061

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Location

All Saints Church, Dovercourt, Essex, England

Transcript

'IN MEMORY OF/CAPTAIN/CHARLES ALGERNON FRYATT,/MASTER OF THE GREAT EASTERN/RAILWAY STEAMSHIP 'BRUSSELS'/ILLEGALLY EXECUTED BY THE/GERMANS AT BRUGES ON THE/27TH JULY 1916/ERECTED BY THE COMPANY AS AN/EXPRESSION OF THEIR ADMIRATION/OF HIS GALLANTRY', 'PRO PATRIA', 'ALSO/HIS BELOVED WIFE ETHEL, WHO DIED 30TH SEPT 1956.'

Details

Description: Above the inscription, the memorial is carved with a representation of the Merchant Navy cap badge flanked by laurel branches. The inscription itself is has a rope border with two figure of eight knots at the top corners and a carrick bend below. 'PRO PATRIA' is surrounded by a laurel wreath.
Type: Memorial
Position: Churchyard
Materials: Stone
Vessel: SS Brussels

Event Category

1914-1918 First World War

People

Fryatt, Charles Algernon
Age: 44
Date of Death: 27/7/1916
Cause of Death: Executed
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: Master, SS 'Brussels' executed by the Germans for defending his ship.

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