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04-January-2015
04-January-2015
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / John Huth

A plaque commemorates Lieutenant Edward Murray Tupper (Royal Navy) aged 22 years, and William Kennedy seaman aged 43 years, both of HM Ship "Iris" who were killed by locals of Tana whilst on service on shore in 1858.

Location

Address:173 King Street, St. James Anglican Church. North Wall No 136, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869486
Long: 151.211172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:01-July-1858
Actual Event End Date:01-July-1858

Dedication

Front Inscription

Sacred To The Memory Of Lieut. Edward Murray Tupper, R.N.
Aged 22 Years
And

William Kennedy, Seaman,
Aged 43 Years.

Both Of H.M. Ship "Iris",  Who Were Killed By The Natives Of Tana On The 1st July 1858, Whilst On Service On Shore.

This Tablet Was Erected By The Officers As A Mark Of Their Respect And Esteem.

Source: MA,SJ,H
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