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Plaque Edward Stuart St Aubyn St Michael's Mount

This plaque commemorates Edward Stuart St Aubyn, who was killed when the SS Persia was torpedoed during the First World War.

To the Glory of God and in memory of Major the Honble. Edward Stuart St Aubyn late Kings Royal Rifle Corps res of officers G.S.O. grade 2 2nd son of John and Elizabeth Clementina Lord and Lady St Levan born at Balls Park Hertford 30th Oct 1858 Served in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps 1879-91 Egyptian War 1882 S. African War 1899-1900 The Great War 1914-15 Lost While serving as king's messenger in the S.S. Persia torpedoed in the Mediterranean 31st Dec. 1915

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  • Text: Simon Armstrong
  • Photos: Simon Armstrong