Epitaph - John Irving
Keeps Death's Spectre Away
To the Memory of JOHN IRVING, Esq.
of Sligo, Ireland,
Surgeon to his Majesty's Forces,
Who died on the 22nd of April, 1810,
Aged 33 years;
A victim, like thousands of our
To the fatal consequences of the
Unfortunate Expedition to the Schelt,
Commanded by John, Earl of Chatham."
Tissington, Sylvester. A Collection Of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1857.