Memorial to Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson


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Sir Thomas Boulden Thompson was one of Nelson’s Band of Brothers, having fought under at him at the Battle of the Nile.

He died in 1828 in Hertfordshire and was buried at Greenwich Hospital where he was the treasurer in the later years of his life.

His┬ámonument┬ácan be seen in what is now the gardens of Devonport House Hotel. He is buried in the officers’ vault under the mausoleum, along with Hardy.

Read more about Nelson’s Band of Brothers in this book edited by Captain Peter Hore.

Next: Mausoleum where Hardy is entombed and Hardy’s oak tree

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