Coronel, Chile

HMS Monmouth
A memorial to all those who perished in the Battle of Coronel can be found in the 21st May Plaza, Coronel, Chile. Erected in 1989, the dedication plaque reads ‘In memory of the 1418 officers and sailors of the British military squadron and their Commander-in-Chief, Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock, who sacrificed their lives in the Naval Battle of Coronel. Their only tomb is the sea.’
Memorial, Coronel

The above photopgraphs were taken by Tristan McGrath (Great Great Nephew of Michael John McGrath, 211640, Able Seaman, Royal Navy, HMS Monmouth)