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Speeches Delivered at the Conway Shipley Memorial Events

(Date posted: 2017-10-20 | Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Member Reports)

We have been asked to reproduce in full the texts of the speeches delivered at the 2 events held in September 2017 to rededicate the restored monument to Captain Conway Shipley, Royal Navy. 1782-1808.

The speeches are published here in the order in which they were given:

Captain Peter Hore Captain Hore, on behalf of The 1805 Club, at dinner on the evening prior to the ceremony

Dr Paulo César Sanches Casinhas da Silva, President of Oeiras Town Council (Câmara Municipal de Oeiras), at the unveiling of the restored monument.

HM Ambassador, Mrs Kirsty Hayes, at the lunch offered by Oeiras Town Council after the ceremony.

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