In case anyone else was having as much trouble as I was reading the panels on this memorial, I have transcribed them below.
In case you are wondering ... Yes, I did go temporarily blind trying to read the names. :)
HMS Boadicea Memorial
officers, seamen, marines, kroomen of
COMMODORE SIR F. W. RICHARDS, K.C.B.
WHO WERE KILLED IN ACTION OR DIED OF WOUNDS
DISEASE OR ACCIDENT DURING HER COMMISSION
ON THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
AND WEST COAST OF AFRICA STATION
Erected by their shipmates
COMMANDER FRANCIS ROMILLY, R.N.
DIED MARCH 31ST 1881 OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN
ACTION AMAJUBA FEB 27TH 1881
LIEUTENANT CORNWALLIS JASPER TROWER R.N.
KILLED IN ACTION AMAJUBA FEB 27TH 1881
LIEUTENANT HENRY BINGHAM CHESSHYRE
DIED IN HOSPITAL SIMON’S BAY NOV 8TH 1880
LIEUTENANT JOHN BURLTON BENETT R.N.
INVALIDED NOV 3RD 1879 FROM ILLNESS CONTRACTED
IN THE ZULU WAR, AND SUBSEQUENTLY DIED IN
W. H. BURFIELD A.B. AND ELEVEN KROOMEN
DIED DURING AN EPEDEMIC OF SMALL POX
IN JAN AND FEB 1879
I. HILL, BOY, FELL FROM ALOFT FEB 18TH 1879
R. M. GOODALL, ORDY. DROWNED DEC 20TH 1879
H. BARRY, ORDY, FELL FROM ALOFT MARCH ? 1880
BEN JOHNSON, KROO. DIED APRIL 12TH “
W. C. SMITH, SIGM, DIED OCT 5TH “
H. WHITE, ARMR, DIED NOV 19TH “
A. EVANS, S. ASST, INVALIDED SEPT 29TH "
DIED IN ENGLAND
J. S. POORE, CDRS SER’T DROWNED MARCH 21ST 1881
MONROVIA, KROO. DROWNED MARCH 21ST, 1881
D. TURNER, A.B. FELL FROM ALOFT NOV 4TH 1881
W. F. REID, SIGM, J. HARWOOD, STOKER
DIED OF FEVER IN ZULULAND MAY 1879
W. LIKEMAN, PVT, R.M.L.I., J. ALLEN, ORDY
KILLED IN ACTION BATANGA W. COAST OF AFRICA
MARCH 22 1880
H. RANSOME, GRS MATE, A. WILSON, ORDY
KILLED IN ACTION LANG’S NEK, JANY 28TH 1881
S. WITHRIDGE, QRMR, G. HAMMOND, QRMR
C. O’CONNOR, A.B., J. McCLURE, A.B., W. BANARD, A.B.
W. PASSINGHAM, A.B., J. LOVELESS, A.B.
H. BRAZIER, ORDY, W. CHAPMAN, ORDY, C. BURTON, ORDY
E. STILL, ORDY, H. G. M. BEDDELL, ORDY
KILLED IN ACTION, AMAJUBA, FEB 27TH 1881
W. PLASTINE, LD SN, H. CROFT, A.B., TOM LEWIS, KROO
DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION
AMAJUBA, FEB 27 1881
Thanks once again to Tim Needham for providing the photographs.
Petty Officer Tom