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Activity Charlton Cemetery , Greenwich
Read and Remember

Fill in the gaps

The text below is taken from the description for Charlton Cemetery on the previous page. Some words have been blanked out - you need to fill them in, either by choosing the correct term from the pull-down list, or by typing in the blank space.

Re-read the entry from the previous page, then fill in the blanks!


Among the memorials are numerous monuments to the and personnel connected with the Royal Artillery at Woolwich, including Admiral Sir Watkin Pell (d.1869) who served with Lord Nelson; Admiral George Perceval, 6th Earl of Egmont (d.1874) a midshipman at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805; and Sir William Dalyell (d.1865) who fought in the wars; and Governors of Malta, Bermuda, Gibraltar, and the commander in Chief of India.

Also buried here is Sir Geoffrey Callender (d.1945), the first of the National Maritime Museum, and Sir John Maryon-Wilson (1802-1876), of Hampstead who helped to preserve Hampstead Heath, and whose family owned the land that is now Maryon and Maryon Wilson Parks.

An urn on a large plinth commemorates the death of 52 men and boys who died of on board the HMS Firebrand in July 1861. The memorial of Thomas Murphy (d.1932), the owner of Charlton greyhound track, has a pair of at the foot of Corinthian columns.


Once you have completed this activity, print the screen using the link below, and compare your answers with the introduction text.

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