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Royal Navy

Captain Maintop James Carnes - HMS Albion (Naval Brigade) - killed - 3rd September 1855

Lieutenant P. Chase - HMS Albion - killed during bombardment of the Forts at Sebastopol - 17th October 1854

Captain Maintop Edward Churchill - HMS Diamond (Naval Brigade) - killed - 17th October 1854

Lieutenant William Henry Douglas - HMS Queen (Naval Brigade) - killed - 11th April 1855
Aged 23. Son of Lt-Col. Claud Douglas, Bengal Army.
Royal Naval Brigade cemetery, near Third Division Camp -
"To the memory of Lieutenant W.H. Douglas RN, Killed 11th April 1855 while in battery with the RN Brigade at the siege of Sebastopol."

Midshipman John Maitland Forster - HMS Bellerophon - died of wounds 18th October 1854
Aged 15. Son of Lt-Col. Bowes Forster, Military-Auditor-General, Madras.
Memorial at Parish church, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland - "John Maitland Forster son of Major-General Bowes Forster and grandson of General Sir Peregrine Maitland who fell in action on board H.M. ship Bellerophon, 84 guns on 17th October 1854, during an attack of the combined fleets of England and France against Sebastopol. Universally beloved and lamented by all who knew him age 16 years."

Lieutenant George Greathed - HMS Britannia (Naval Brigade) - killed at Sebastopol - 20th October 1854
Aged 32. Son of Edward Greathed, Uddens House, Dorset.
Memorial at All Saints Church, Hampreston, Dorset -
"George Greathed third son of Edward Greathed of Uddens, 1st Lieut. of HMS Britannia who was selected to command the seamen of this ship engaged in the siege. Fell gloriously in the trenches before Sevastopol on the 20th October 1854. He recieved his mortal wound whilst in the act of laying a gun after having performed his duties in the trenches in a manner which excited the admiration of all."

Captain Maintop William Kakeman - HMS Diamond (Naval Brigade) - killed - 17th October 1854

Lieutenant T.O. Kidd - HMS Albion (Naval Brigade) - killed - 18th June 1855
Royal Naval Brigade cemetery, near Third Division Camp -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut T.O. Kidd RN killed in action before Sebastopol June 18th 1855 Aged 24 years."

Commander Lacon Ussher Hammet - HMS Albion (Naval Brigade) - killed - 17th August 1855
Aged 35. Son of James Hammet.
Royal Naval Brigade cemetery, near Third Division Camp -
"In memory of Lacon Ussher Hammet Commander of HMS Albion Born July 5th 1820 He was killed in the trenches before Sebastopol Augst 17th 1855 whilst serving with the Naval Brigade and in command of the batteries of its right attack."

Captain Edmund Moubray Lyons - Royal Navy (HMS Miranda) - died of wounds at Therapia - 23rd June 1855
Memorial at St. Paul's Cathedral, London -  "Sacred to the memory of Captain Edmund  Moubray Lyons, Royal Navy, son of Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Lyons Bart GCB KCM Commander in Chief of Her Majesty's Fleet in the Black Sea and Mediterranean under whose orders he engaged the batteries of Sevastopol in HMS Miranda on the 18th June 1855 and there was mortally wounded, having just returned from the command of the squadron in the Sea of Azov where his brilliant successes were warmly acknowledged by his Sovereign who mourned the loss of one who was so bright an ornament to the Navy cut off in the prime of life, the path to the highest earthly honors opening before him, he died as a hero and a Christian should die. This tablet is erected in deepest grief by the Officers and Ship's Company of HMS Miranda who had sevred under him in the Baltic and the Sea of Azov and who loved and revered him. He died the 23 June 1855 aged 36."

Midshipman Charles Madan - HMS Sanspareil - killed during bombardment of the Forts at Sebastopol - 17th October 1854
Aged 18. Son of Revd. Spencer Madan, Canon of Lichfield Cathedral.
Memorial at Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire - "To the beloved and revered memory of Spencer Madan M.A. Canon Residentiary of this Cathedral. He departed this life August 27 1851. Also of his dear son Charles Madan R.N. Midshipman of H.M.S. Sans Pareil. He died in the attack of the combined fleets of England and France upon the Forts of Sevastopol Oct 17 1854 aged 18 years."

Captain Afterguard John Murphy - HMS Rodney (Naval Brigade) - killed - 18th June 1855

Lieutenant C.B. Hore Ruthven - HMS London - wounded at Sebastopol - died 22nd October 1854

Lieutenant Samuel Twyford - HMS London (Naval Brigade) - killed - 9th April 1855
Aged 25. Son of Revd. Charles Edward Twyford, rector of Trotton, near Midhurst, Sussex.
Royal Naval Brigade cemetery, near Third Division Camp -
"Sacred to the memory of Lieut Samuel Twyford Royal Navy who was killed by the fire from the Russian Trenches whilst serving with the Naval Brigade April 9th 1855."

Captain Maintop Lewis Valding - HMS Albion - killed during bombardment of the Forts at Sebastopol - 17th October 1854


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