MILITARY PEOPLE

Some interesting military people in history who were associated with Wickham Parish.
(Click VIEW for more detail about their lives).

VIEW Admiral Robert Linzee – At the Battle of The Saintes
He also served at the Relief of Quebec and Toulon.
VIEW Admiral Thomas Revell Shivers – He lost a ship but gained a flag.
He took part in the Relief of Toulon and in the abortive Bruix Expedition.
VIEW Captain James Robert Mosse – At the Battle of Copenhagen
His ship, HMS Monarch, led the British line into battle, wherein he lost his life. Buried at sea, he has a memorial stone is in St Nicholas Churchyard.
VIEW Vice Admiral Sir Richard Grindall – At the Battle of Trafalgar
Commanded HMS Prince and did much to save life during and after the battle.  He is buried in St Nicholas Churchyard.
VIEW Admiral Sir Robert Swinburne LowryCommander-in-Chief, Rosyth
“Ha, ha. I can hit harder than you”.
VIEW Jutland People – Local Naval Heros
Men of Wickham who fought in the Battle of Jutland in 1916, three of whom lost their lives.
VIEW Gallipoli – The Wickham Connection
The story of the campaign and the men with a Wickham connection who fought and did not return.

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