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 Lowry – Commander-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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