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COOPER-Myles Harry

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  • Last Name: COOPER
  • Given Name: Myles Harry
  • Birth: 21 Nov 1852 , Birth Place: Gibraltar
  • Death: 17 Oct1888
  • AGED: YR: 35, MO: 10, DA: 26

  • Cause of Death: Murdered on Pemba
  • Inscriptions:in memory of Myles Harry Cooper Lieutenant R.N. of H.M.S. Griffon / who was killed on the 17th October 1888 when in command of her steam / cutter in capturing an armed slave dhow off Pemba Island aged 26 / erected by his shipmates / death is swallowed up in victory
  • Cemetery: Grave Island
  • Notes: HMS Griffon
  • Other Notes: Lieutenant
Photographs by Bob Barnes 2006-2010

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