Argostoli Harbour Drapano Bridge

 


Above: The bridge across the harbour to Argostoli, looking southwest from near the British Cemetery gates.

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Sacred to the memory of

Private James Lewis
2nd Batt. 4th Kings Own Reg.
who died on the 28th of February 1862
Aged 25 Years & 11 Months

This Stone was erected by the officers and men of his company as a mark of their esteem for him
which he had well deserved as a soldier

 

Sacred to the memory of

Serjeant George Andrews
68th Light Infantry
Who departed this life on
11th November 1856
Aged 31 years

This stone was erected as a mark of respect by his comrade Serjeants.

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Bombr  I. Lilley of Major T. Granthams Compy.

2nd Bttn. Royal Artillery who departed this life at Argostoli the 19th day of March 1840 aged 22 years.

This stone was erected by the NCO's and Gunners of the Compy. as a Testimony of respect to his Memory

 

In Memory of
No. 6912873 Rifleman
Peter Beresford Barber
"S" Company 2nd Battalion
The Rifle Brigade
Died at Sea on Board H.M.S "Maine"
July 13th 1934
Aged 20 Years

 

Sacred to the memory of
Robert Wiseman
Son of
Benjn  & Mary Wiseman
2nd Battn. 1st Foot
Died
12th August 1854
Aged
10 Months

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Elizabeth Anne
Daughter of James and Mary Anne Thomas
Resve. Batln. 36 Regt.
who departed this life
on the 16th of August 1849
Aged 3 years 20 days
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Adieu Elizabeth Adieu
We much wished th??? Live
Thy sprit is gone with not a ??
To God who did ??
But God does all things for the best
Keep our dear babe and take thy???

 

Sacred to the Memory
of
Matilda Jane
Daughter of Cr. Serjt. Daniel and Bertha Parker of the
Res. Battn. 36 Regt. who Died 8th Sept 1848
Aged 9 Months & 8 Days

Jesus said, suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: For of such is the kingdom of heaven
She rests in peace
- Amen -

 

Sacred to the Memory of
 
William Morrisey
late Private in His Britannic Majesty's
95th Regiment of Infantry
Who departed this Life at Argostoli on the
5th Day of October 1833
Aged 2?  Years

Leaving a widow and two small children to
lament their loss.

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This stone erected by his
his disconsolate widow.

 

Sacred to the memory of the under mentioned
 Privates of No3 Company 36 Regiment
Who died of Cholera between
the 31 August & 19 of September 1850
 

Michael Doolan    Age 28 & 8 [months]
Robert Haifron     32 &  6
Charles Summmerfield 30  & 5
Thomas Morgan 25 & 9
George Morgan 38 & 9
James Ives 21 & 6

This Stone is erected by the above company as a mark of esteem and respect for their departed comrades
 


Also see stone below - more men of the same unit died in the same outbreak.

 

Sacred to the Memory of
The under mentioned men of No. 3 Company, 36th Regiment, who died of Cholera at Argostoli.

Pt. Willm. Holder
On 22nd Aug 1850 Aged 29 years and 11 months

Pt. Jams  Thomas
On 2nd Sept. 1850 Aged 27 years and 2 months

Pt. John Hollywood
On 11th Sept. 1850 Aged 29 years and 9 Months

Pt. Jams  Partridge
On 11th Sept. 1850 Aged 29 years and 9 months

Lce.  Corpl.  Thos. Norman
On 12th Sept 1850 aged 23 years and 5 months

Pt. Jams  Austin
On 13th Sept. 1850 Aged 21 years and 10 months

 

 

Sacred to the Memory of

Patk   Hearne late Serjt. of the Light Company 88th Regt. or Connaught Rangers. Who departed this life on the 29th day of August 1829.
Aged 44 Years

This stone is erected by the officer commanding the company as a small tribute of the respect to his memory as a worthy Non Commd. officer, a good soldier & an honest man

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Sacred to the memory of
the following officers and men of the 30th Regiment
who died at Cephalonia
between March 1851 and March 1853
The period the regiment was stationed on the Island .

Armr. Serg. J. Raftry
Sergt. G. Baxter
Corpl. J. Enright
''    H. Veitch
Pivt. J. Leverett
''   J.  Mahoney
''   J. Surtees
''   W. Lightfoot
''   E. Hughes
Pivt. M. Hannin
''    E. Clohesy
''     R. McCallum
''     J. White
''    J. Donnell
''   J. Carswell
''    J. Murphy
''    R. Jack
''   J. Carey

 

 

Sacred to the Memory of
Private
Sampson Slater
of the 53rd Reg.
who died on the 8th Oct 1837
Aged 28 Years.
 

Sacred to the memory of

Serjt. Wm.  Rossitor
2nd Battalion Royal Regiment
who departed this life at Cephalonia
on the 28th of May 1853
in the 21st year of his life.
He has left an affectionate wife to lament his loss

This stone has been erected by his brother
Serjeants as a mark of respect  to his memory

His conflict now on earth is oe'r
In other regions now he dwells
we hope that angels roun him hover
while he their hallelujahs swell
 

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